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Joey’s Dowwwn

A-Z through April — J This ain’t no one-liner. I had a one-liner planned, but then, life happened. I had too much fun over the weekend. Too much fresh air and sunshine, too many smiles, and now I have to … Continue reading

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SoCS — This Woman is Done

Managed to get through the week. Thought we’d never get to #ThursdayDoors and Thursday Kittens — thank you for the extras, eschudel. Thought we’d never get home last night. Chose side effects over pain this week. Manic pace. Dizzying. Demanding. So … Continue reading

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SoCS — Hair

Hair. Oh boy. I don’t think I have time to write all about my hair. In fact, I know I don’t, because I had to get up stupid, crazy early on a friggin Saturday so I can take my talented, amazing children to an … Continue reading

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The Anxiety Manifestation

Everything was so much easier to ignore when I was sick. I’d think, lawd, it’s the plague, i’m dyin… but I’d tell myself “It’s just anxiety, Joey.” GUESS WHAT? It’s still anxiety. Anxiety has come in the form of I … Continue reading

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1036 Words in Some Semblance of Order

I debated doing a One-Liner today, cause you know, I almost always do One-Liner Wednesday. Is “Well, fuuuuck,” a worthy One-Liner? Nah? I don’t have organized thoughts right now. I may or may not make sense, but then, you’re accustomed … Continue reading

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Real Life is Scary Enough, Thanks

For the last four years, I’ve joined some of my writery friends and their friends in writing a story for 13 Stories Til Halloween. This year, I struggled. I kinda always struggle, cause scary, creepy, eerie is not my thing. … Continue reading

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In Which Joey Is Given The Day Off

Mentor rang me at nine-somethin in the mornin. I answered, “You are aware it is morning, yes?” “I am. But I am calling to tell you you don’t need to come in today.” “Really?!?” “Really! Enjoy your day off!” She … Continue reading

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Dutiful Wife

This is the story of how my day was ruined by the mysterious disappearance of my navy blue pants. Nothing quite so tragic had befallen me since The Pillow Incident of 2015. We were about to go away for our annual … Continue reading

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Die Doctor

Last month, I finally went in for my eye exam. I dread the eye doctor. I call them die doctors. And for good reason. When I was in high school, I had chronic migraines. Well, I have had migraines since then, but fewer … Continue reading

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Roundabout Lunchtime

Y’all know I’ve gotten into the habit of makin you laugh on Fridays, and today is no different. I insist you laugh at my expense. In an exciting turn of events, I was asked if I’d be willing to work longer … Continue reading

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