Linnea Ashley on September 26th, 2006

I get homesick randomly. Two days ago in the grocery store there were perfectly ripe plums for sale. I don’t like plums but my mom does, and the smell of them like that reminded me of her instantly. It took me back to any number of cross-country car rides my family took while I was […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 20th, 2006

it occured to me as i sat in an auditorium below the library 40 minutes before 7, people getting bossy about seats, that it was a different kind of fun. i wasn’t waiting for prince to make an appearance, or even the prime minister. instead i was staking out a seat so i could see […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 13th, 2006

spring in auckland is abrilliant sight and an assault on the sinuses. it is easy to forget how much green new zealand is when living in the heart of the capital. even though it is surrounded by water and building are nestled into hills, the amount of plant life is limited by all the concrete […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 7th, 2006

Staring out of the window at work today I watched three guys pose in various positions -inside a trashcan, halfway up a light pole – to have their picture taken. After each flash they would crowd around the cameraman and gaze at the pixelated version of themselves gracing the back of the digital camera. What […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 5th, 2006

“…so what is going to happen next?”   I get that question often…about S, post-new Zealand, post MPH. everyone wants to know “what next?”. Like if I tell them I’m going into outer space that will actually make it true. I ask too.   Friends get a serious boyfriend and I want to know, “is […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 2nd, 2006

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Linnea Ashley on September 1st, 2006

there are so many ways to be evil. at the same time it is so easy to pick what things to consider evil. child molestation…easy…fry ’em all. murders? them too. but after that the water gets murky. thieves? well, maybe it was social injustice that moved them to thieve – maybe our system made them […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 1st, 2006

the other day i got the chance to see a kangaroo…tonight i had the opporuntity to eat one! groan, grimmace or roll your eyes…but roo is delicious. i ate at a place called the red ochre grill…rated the best restaurant in australia i think…whatever it is…it is great. it was grilled with some kind of […]

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