Month: December 2016

Messiness.

OK, I still feel that my new home is a huge step up from living at John’s place, and for the most part I’m enjoying it, but still… The kitchen is usually a mess. Sink full of dirty dishes, counter space totally cluttered, swizzle sticks all over the floor, three large overflowing trash receptacles, others …

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Stretching myself.

Yesterday evening I attended my first Open Mic Night, got on stage and performed my first reading. I had been debating whether or not I would actually do it — but I did and I’m glad. It was not a large group. Perhaps less than a dozen people total. All total strangers to me, except …

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Update

I did attend the library’s Poetry Workshop Tuesday night, and it turned out that instead of each of us composing a Sestina of our own, we collaborated on one as a group effort, so it was much easier. There were six of us total, and we churned one out in just over an hour. It’s …

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No sleep.

I spent the night learning the intricacies of the air mattress. I’d had no prior experience with them… and thought something was just not right. It wasn’t. Thing leaked so much air I found myself lying on the hard floor with no padding… but with a bubble to my left and a bubble to my …

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Moving Day!

It’s all over now. I’m out of my hoarder friend John’s house, and into a new place, a huge duplex just over a mile down the road from where I was living. I’m happy the move is over… but have been feeling somewhat frazzled today… not to mention confused and disoriented. Notwithstanding having plunked down …

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The latest news

The tentative plan to move in with Jim and Larry fell through. This morning, Jim texted me that Larry’s sister is getting divorced and might move in with them for awhile. Larry didn’t want me to move in and then have to move out again right away. I totally understand. When you have rooms to …

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So now…

Jim says he got hold of Larry, but Larry wants to meet me first… so we’re tentatively having dinner tomorrow night. So it looks like I’ll have to try to stall Amber for one more day. Hope this goes well. I don’t know which outcome to root for… Living at Jim’s would definitely save me …

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