Archive for December, 2010

Friday, December 31st, 2010

so i turned myself to face me

the rumours are true: David Bowie and i celebrated our twenty-fifth anniversary this past week. for Christmas 1985, i requested and received the ChangesOneBowie album on tape. in the week that followed, i played that poor, beleaguered tape over and over and over. and i fell deeply, incontrovertibly in love. i’d already liked him, in […]

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Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

letter from Santa

dear Oscar, dear Posey… this is your mother speaking. you won’t fully remember this Christmas, not either of you, not yet. (hell, neither will i. in this life you never fully remember anything, my sweets. especially when you start Christmas day off with Baileys in your coffee. take that one from your old mother.) by […]

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Friday, December 17th, 2010


i made it. the fall unfolded and i unravelled and i began to think i couldn’t do it. i started to fantasize a deus ex machina, some magical absolution which would excuse me from having to continue the round-the-clock, seven-days-weekly slog through assignments and research reports and statistics and paid work, all with deadlines squeezing […]

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