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Run through the jungle

Betrayal is a frightening jungle where monsters of self-doubt lurk.

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The Very Bad Thing and the Chasm-Exoskeleton

When I was eight, A Very Bad Thing happened.

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New year blues

Happy new year! Which path are you taking for 2016? So here we are, at the end of the first week of the new year, and I’m already talking about depression. Unfathomable, right? Or is it really? After all, we have just come out the other side of effectively two months of US holidays.

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A Tale of Familiars

In January of 2012, my my mother’s younger sister, my small mother, my Cheriamma went kicking and flailing out of this world. The end of her life was as she had always lived it, full of fight, and on her own terms. Cheriamma was a brilliant, beautiful, eccentric woman who encountered academic failure for the […]

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Détente

BLAM! My bedroom door jangles, shaken to its hinges with the force of the slam. “I hate you!  You don’t understand anything!”

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