Category Archives: Memories good and bad

growing up LOUD and learning from the past

  I have this cousin. I speak about her in the present tense, though I am quite certain that if you mentioned my name to her today she would respond with a “Who?” It wouldn’t be because she doesn’t know … Continue reading

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Are you wondering about privacy and social media?

There can be no expectation that you will achieve privacy on Facebook. There will always be some new development that exposes parts of your recorded life there. That’s just the way online presences work. Facebook will always be updating, rearranging … Continue reading

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stop and take a breath

I was writing a new post about the usual and making comments from the unhappy memories I had, when I came to a complete stop. Sometimes when we continue to treat a hurt by simply counting on the perception of … Continue reading

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a man and a Gun

I remember it like it was yesterday, even though I don’t want to remember it at all. He had called to ask me to come over. I was at a mutual friend’s house right down the street. I wasn’t interested … Continue reading

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Traveling with Coffee

I’m waiting to board my early morning flight out of Quito, Ecuador and a young security officer approaches me, “Are you Kay-tee Shuuulz?” I nod and he indicates that I should come with him. Walking through hallways and down stairs … Continue reading

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Maslov’s Pyramid is Rubbish

Many years ago, before I was married, one of my husband’s friends used Maslov’s hierarchy of needs to convince him that it was okay to cheat on his then-girlfriend, which was me. I thought this was certainly a unique argument, … Continue reading

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Hey! I made you a mixed tape *wink*

I’ve noticed lately that one of the new technological wooing techniques is emailing the object of your affection a song. Whether you’ve downloaded the song illegally or not, doesn’t seem to be the point. Sometimes it’s a video from Youtube, … Continue reading

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