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  • When Your Brain Sees No Point In Being Rational

    I guess it was best I had some steadfast delusions when I was a young adult. Pretty sure that was about five years ago. 

    Those delusions shielded me from some harsh realities. My biggest delusion? Believing you get a well of wisdom and serenity bestowed upon you about the same time you are eligible to join AARP. I don’t know why I thought that. My entire belief was founded in a pool of information my brain made up. You know, science-y stuff.

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  • You Are Going To Die Junk Mail

    I guess I should have known the “you are going to die junk mail” would happen. It happens to all of us sooner or later. Well, if you live long enough.

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  • Kicking And Screaming Down Mortality Hill

    Randy and I fell in love with each other from hundreds of miles apart. We sent each other mix tapes and bared our souls in those play lists.

    He gave me Radiohead, Paul Westerberg, and the Ramones. He gave me the fucking Pixies and Joe Strummer. Joe Strummer makes me want to pray, and I’m a non-believer. 

    21 years later and music is still part of our every day. Just this evening, we watched Talking Heads videos until Randy fell asleep. This is our version of grown up bed time stories.

    Try to follow the next leap here, because it’s a big one.

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