Tag Archives: Angst

I Need to Lay Some Things Down

I’m sorry I’ve been gone, and I’m sorry I’ve come back for a purely selfish reason, but I tonight I just need the blank white space and the blinking cursor for just a few minutes. A list: My dad is … Continue reading

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Vignette

I’m running it in my head, over and over, like a movie trailer, like an instant replay of something that hasn’t happened yet. I see the platform, the stairs down to the parking lot. I can feel the hum of … Continue reading

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Here, Enjoy My Self-Indulgent Bullshit!

Y’all, I got nothing. NOTHING. I haven’t taken a photo that features anything more than an unartfully positioned diet Coke can in weeks. See? I don’t know. Everything this week seems underwater-y, seems round and wobbly, seems without compelling edges … Continue reading

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Year in Review

It’s time for retrospectives and best-of lists and summations. Time for us to widen our field of vision beyond the coffee spoons with which we usually measure out our lives and take in the whole of the year. This has … Continue reading

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Basic Needs

I need a manifesto. I need a mission statement. I need goals and action steps and lists. I need a life coach/drill sergeant. I need an assistant. I need to get my shit in gear. I need to quit making … Continue reading

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Brought Low

I suppose it’s silly to wonder why I can’t put a pin in a particular moment of a particular day, wrestle it to the ground and declare, “THIS! This is how today will be categorized! As a good day! As … Continue reading

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What Makes It Better?

I’ve had one of those days. One of those frustration-trending-toward-tears days. One of those get me out of here, get me a drink, get me a padded room kind of days. One of those days that fits in perfectly with … Continue reading

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Round and Round We Go

The argument that will never be won is between the person who thinks they were never told and the person who thinks they were never heard. And if someone would go down to the car and get my camera bag, … Continue reading

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Triage

I’m feeling pulled and pushed and dragged and hog-tied this week. (Yeah, I know it’s only Tuesday. I’m just sayin’.) I am not doing my best at work, I am not doing anything at home except piling clothes on the … Continue reading

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Mopey Bullsh*t

Sometimes the thing we never had is the hardest to lose. I believe this sentiment was first expressed by Linus, of the Peanuts School of Philosophy. One Art The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem … Continue reading

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