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Schadenfreude is Majestic As Fuck

I mean, every now and again, I like to play “Boom! I Got Your Boyfriend” and laugh like a maniacal teenager, but that’s well below schadenfreude. Personal vindication is like creamy vanilla ice cream and schadenfreude is like hot fudge. Put … Continue reading

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Relaxing with the Extremist

All is everything lately. She wrote ‘all or nothing’ and my first thought was nothing. I certainly can’t give all. I need the weekend. I need the nothing. I do tend to extremes, and generally lean toward all. Balance is … Continue reading

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Out for a Tuesday Drive

The Mister locked his keys in his car yesterday at work. My husband seems to do this more than other people, but not chronically. I went about twenty years between — both times in my own driveway, because I am very special. … Continue reading

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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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