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[about the author]

i actually like speaking in front of large crowds. freakish, eh?

i work crossword puzzles in ink.

i am the american nigella lawson. or maybe the american eddie izzard. can't decide, really.

i would be a really good mom, but i'm cool with being a really good aunt.

i am sometimes more perceptive than i would like to be.

i am fiercely loyal. sometimes, stupidly so.

i never play dumb. never.

i am way too hard on myself.

i am a change agent.

i sometimes cross that fine line between assertive and aggressive.

i am not afraid to tell people that i love them.

i am militantly pro-choice.

i am pro-adoption.

i know a little bit about alot of things.

i typically enjoy the company of men more than women.

i am capable of being really mean and nasty, but i fight it. hard.

i am a lifelong cubs fan. do not laugh.

i have been known to hold a grudge.

i have hips.

i am not my sister.

i am lousy at forgiving myself.

i am an indoor kind of gal.

i am a bargain shopper. to the point of obsession.

i am 32 flavors. and then some.

 
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10.15.2002  

an unexpected gift
as you probably gathered from my links, i happen to think there are some mighty fine blogs out there. today, i logged into what is, perhaps, my most favorite of them all and found an entry that hit me so hard i just sat and cried.

in the midst of my pain and anger today, it was an unexpected gift to be reminded that there is hope. hope that the end of love does not have to mean the end of dignity. in this vast electronic community, i am grateful to find someone who is so open with their life. so willing to open a window to the world on the journey of one human being. some days it's just the funniest damn thing you'll read. but other days, like today, it can be moving and beautiful and a reminder that, if we are open to it, there is a wealth of grace inside all of us.

so, thank you, sour bob. thank you for reminding me that i'm not the only one in the world who is mourning the loss of love. that it is a hard journey. that i will be okay.
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