Monthly Archives: March 2013

Single Again For The First Time 6: Kicking My Own Ass

Love and forgiveness were the two elements I knew I needed in order to move beyond the  death rattle of my marriage, and they were two elements I resisted.  I could not say it felt good to walk around feeling … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 5: Wanderlogue

Shout-out/hero-of-the-week = my niece.  Dressing according to the time of year – and not the temperature – and how that’s a bad idea.  Keeping busy and how that’s a good idea.  The Art Institute.  Edward Hopper.  Picasso.  Modern dance. Blood. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Rape Culture

  Stop rape culture… starting with its name. Much has been made of the concept of rape culture. Users of the phrase have a cause and their cause is noble: to bring attention to rape and to bring voice to … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 4: Divorce Support Group

In my fourth experimental ten-minute minicast, I chat about the Irish and St. Patrick’s day, my divorce support group and its shifting significance, those who leave and those who don’t, assholery, responsibility and a recap of a date.  Grab a cup … Continue reading

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Video: 1970 – The First Interview

In the 1960s and 1970s, my parents’ prized possession (or rather, my favorite thing they had) was a rickety old reel-to-reel tape recorder with big, thick, white buttons and a little microphone that plugged in the front.  I recall playing … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time 3: Coffee & Autism

In my third experimental podcast, I mumble about coffee, jolting myself from a bad dream, the awesomeness of having insomnia on the night the clocks go forward, looking forward to meeting someone who has already Googled me (hi, Person X, … Continue reading

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Single Again For The First Time Podcast 2: Fun & Games

In my second experimental ten-minute podcast, fueled by a lot of coffee, I chat about the foreboding experience of seeing the world anew.  As Louis CK noted, being single after being divorced is like having vast amounts of currency from … Continue reading

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