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"...And we are awed, beacuse it serenely disdains to annihilate us, Every angel is terrifying."

Rainer Maria Rilke

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8 hours ago

Permissions. in Nows.

I hear all the time that it’s the small things. The little things that mean so much, that inspire us at just the right moment. That one word in passing, even from a complete stranger that can sav...


1 day ago

Retail Convos. in Nows.

1) I called Verizon the other afternoon to try and get them to stop sending me bills with a ‘$0.00’ balance on them. No, I don’t want there to be a balance on them I want them to stop sending me ...


1 day ago

Death and beans. in Nows.

Last week (7/20) a man by the name of Stephen F. Peters ( and yes it took me a minute to convince myself it was not Peter F. Stephens, I mean fulcrum starts with an f, no?) a 62 yr old from Hard...


1 day ago

Dark Mist Dreams. in Nows.

I was working on building Thomas De Assheton (aka The Alchemist, half brother to The Black Knight) a Genealogical profile last night and so went to Wiki History Visuals. I Found not only a marvel...


I have tried the cucumber test on only one of my cats. That would be Genghis. The cucumber test being : when you lie the cucumber on the floor behind them whilst they’re eating to catch their rea...


6 days ago

Swirling Brains. in Nows.

“Dexter: It’s Alive! (#2.1)” (2007) Dexter Morgan: Hey, Sergeant. Thank for supporting the bowling team. Sergeant James Doakes: Fuck you! Where’s my blood report on the Maynard victim? So what’s ...


Posted on January 11, 2016 Author Basilisk Hound An orchestra greeted new arrivals as they disembarked to the platform. Within minutes 3 to 4,000 passengers would have assembled in the square. W...


I finally remembered how to go back to bed. The light bulb already popped in my new salt lamp. Sigh. I used my overnight foot detox pads and o.m.g. Whether they worked (they seemed to) or I jus...


July 14, 2017

Purge and Surf. in Nows.

I keep getting all of these ad-mags for large ladies clothing and ‘dreamy’ beach furniture that Janet signed up for. Yes, she’s been gone longer now than she was here, as she was so fond of sayin...


July 13, 2017

Latest stolen survey. in Nows.

37 Random Questions Do you like blue cheese? No, never have. Have you ever smoked cigarettes? Ages 12 -24…mostly because cloves quell toothaches and smell good outside the art room. Never finishe...


July 12, 2017

Birthday momentum. in Nows.

Just wanted to pop in say hi, and document my birthday. It’s my favourite day, no matter who chooses to be a part of it or not. Pieter puked a moat of friskies and cat milk around my bed. The ef...


July 09, 2017

1:11. in Nows.

This is not the entry I want to write right now, but it is more or less notation that I want accessible somewhere. The facial and arm paralysis I have been experiencing does have a name, it’s gos...


1) If someone wanted to really understand you, what would they read, watch, and listen to? They would read Anne Rice, George MacDonald, Ray Bradbury, Robert Nye and Jeannette Winterson. Emily Dic...


‘The sexual embrace can only be compared to prayer and music…‘ somewhat paraphrasing Marcus Aurelius there. Also, ‘the soul becomes dyed the colour of the thoughts.’ Emily Dickinson has stated t...


I was just thinking about when Jen was a curly headed toddler, maybe just a little older than that and her curls were becoming unwound waves, tendrils turning tide. Those Winter mornings when he...


July 03, 2017

More. Just more. in Nows.

When the cats sleep in a relative ball but with their legs stretched out and being hugged in their forearms, I call that a ‘Lougains.’ It reminds me of when Greg Louganis the diver would leap o...


July 01, 2017

(I Got The) Bulletses. in Nows.

I moved the computer into the kitchen (since the tree crashed into the front of the house right over my desk. I got nervous with it just hanging there, stuck. But it was really..stuck). And no...


June 29, 2017

And the survey says... in Nows.

What does your diary name mean, and why did you pick it? It’s a hard-earned name, but modified. Not sure how hard I wanted to be found. When did you first get an online diary? 1999 Why di...


June 27, 2017

An Ordinary Tuesday. in Nows.

The wind is picking up and sawdust keeps raining down off the roof. The sky is summer blue with white poofy clouds on the north side of the house and a deep, threatening slate-periwinkle to the s...


I am jumping at every sound at the moment. I just woke up and tended the felines. They (the ‘they’ that means anyone from the ‘outside’ beyond my demesne) are coming to unhitch the electricity...


I woke about 45 minutes ago now. Maybe a little longer. When I wake I start writing in my head. My squirming creature of a brain starts dictating my every action, like it’s only observing from a ...


I woke about 45 minutes ago now. Maybe a little longer. When I wake I start writing in my head. My squirming creature of a brain starts dictating my every action, like it’s only observing from a ...


June 18, 2017

An act of medicine. in Nows.

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What do Frances Bean Cobain have in common? Our fathers passed away about a year apart. And when hers did, I believe it freed up my grieving process to be an actual thing. An extrovert was grievi...


June 17, 2017

test in Nows.

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