Wally

Not sure why I'm posting this. I just came across this file on an old thumb drive. I wrote this in 2012, after a stray cat I adopted had to be euthanized. It's not eloquent or well written. I remember writing it as fast as I could -- terrified that I might forget some of … Continue reading Wally

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The Mess

It gets dirty. I’ve never made any positive changes in my life without getting dirty. Gritty and slimy, wading through garbage piles that creep up past my hips. Digging. Finding what’s buried in the mess. Un-burying it. Taking a long look – no turning away anymore. Losing weight? A filthy, unflinching process. First, it meant … Continue reading The Mess