Tag Archives: fear

Meth House

The other day, a dear friend was lamenting the issues of the world: crime, poverty, politics, taxes, injustice. I’ve been thinking about advice I gave my friend in reply: I asked him to imagine a meth lab—a toxic haven of … Continue reading

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Merlene

I tripped over a few more episodes of “Hoarders.” Yes, dramatized, but nonetheless mesmerizing. In the story of “Merlene,” a lonely, elderly woman who at one time was a supermodel, we see her squeezing through her hoard—much of which was … Continue reading

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Turf Wars

Yesterday morning, I scrambled for the camera: the dog and cat had slept on the same couch! But I don’t hold out hope of them being pals; I chalked it up to a cushiony turf war. What a reminder! There … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Crazy

= – = Do you fear conspiracy? Just look up the page: You’ll soon discover the latest new rage: Whether World War 3 is starting real soon, Or a story that no one landed on the moon. = – = … Continue reading

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Fronts

“Cyberspace: the digital frontier.  This is the weblog of the writer Laura.  Her ongoing mission: to examine strange new worlds; to seek out life and semblances of civilization; to boldly blog where no man has blogged before.” It turns out … Continue reading

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Sleeping in the Dark

Ah, yes, sleeping in the dark.  Naïveté:  it can be a curse, or a blessing.  The older I get, the more I’ve learned the various possibilities of what could go wrong.  In certain situations, I long for that youthful ignorance.  … Continue reading

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