Monthly Archives: May 2014

Spring cleaning

In the mornings, after I’ve just woken up, my belly is hard and pulsing. The baby likes the right side and curls there until I get up and gravity centers us again. The pulsing feels like a wound, when all … Continue reading

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Chandelier

Not gonna lie, I was a little disappointed when I heard the new Sia song for the first time. I’ve been a fan of hers since Zero 7 and a lot of her early albums are moody, well-written and quietly … Continue reading

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Van Blankenwedding

So my brother’s hitched! This year our families got a wedding and a baby (baby to come), but I’d say we’re growing up, yeah? The wedding was May 3 in Los Angeles at Yamashiro restaurant, a small ceremony at the … Continue reading

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How many weeks does it take for your feet to come back?

Pat felt the baby for the first time last night. The past week, the kicks have been getting stronger. I’ve been feeling them more frequently. Over the weekend, we lay in bed and I put his fingers on my belly … Continue reading

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155 beats per minute

A dead cat lay on the sidewalk this morning, dangerously close to the street, not that it matters anymore. It’s body almost sunning itself and I would have believed that if it weren’t for the gaping, red mouth pulled unnaturally … Continue reading

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We dream about things unfinished, trying to tie ends in our minds, ends that always fray

A couple nights ago, I dreamed of an old friend. We were with her family: mom, dad, one sister, one brother (although her family is much larger, not all of them could fit in my mind). We were at her … Continue reading

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