Linnea Ashley on September 26th, 2008

Well before the sun roused from slumber my parents had kissed me goodbye – morning breath and all –and were on the road home. I’m not stranger to goodbye, but for the most part I’m the one that is usually saying it. I think that is why I’m taking their departure so hard. I’ve never […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 24th, 2008

an ample woman, she shimmied her way to the pillow on the floor, smoothed the ruffles of her clothes and with the rustling settled, she looked as comfortable as always. she had a smile on her face that would have been haughty if i didn't know her well enough that mostly it was curious mischievousness. […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 16th, 2008

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Linnea Ashley on September 10th, 2008

the santa cruz boardwalk is a spectacular place to eat bad funnel cake and people watch. Under the intense sun back-dropped by a swimming pool blue sky I discovered that back tattoos – lingering between the shoulder blades – are the new “in” tattoo for young women and people surreptitiously sip beer on the beach […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 3rd, 2008

I lamented to R today that this election, with all of the hype on hope, was exhausting. He responded: well, it’s supposed to be tiring… hope takes work. if the election were a foregone conclusion, then instead of hope there’d just be expectation. that doesn’t require any effort at all. 🙂 I hadn’t thought about […]

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Linnea Ashley on September 3rd, 2008

it has been three weeks since i last visited the gym. life got in the way in so many little ways. and last night, after work, although my intentions were pure and my gym bag hung over my shoulder, i still found myself watching friends instead of working out. so i went to bed early…before […]

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