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Something Like A Prayer

It's tough when spring and medical marijuana dispensaries explode everywhere around you with celebratory buds after you've recently broken up with your girlfriend. It's a bit of a slap in the face. So, you migh...
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The Night Is Young And We Are Both

There's a certain thrill when I've decided to paint the town red. Enough electricity to power an entire small city pumps through my blood when my primary agenda is nothing short of having fun. And preparing f...
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Another Mother

Yes, it happened. I met my girlfriend's mother. She unexpectedly descended into town this past week, only about two weeks after my own mother visited. When Kailey invited me to brunch and offered to pick me up,...
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My Boy Friend

My boy friend, Johnny, is tall and lanky with a gorgeous smile, beautiful green eyes and three-quarter inch plugs through his ears. He's musical, artistic, and kind. We have a fabulous time together. There's on...
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Purple Happy (dedicated to Prince fans everywhere)

Sometimes in this black and blue life all anyone needs is a little piece of happiness. And I found a little piece--in fact, many small pieces in the form of tasty raw fish--at sushi happy hour this week with ...
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Easter, Whatever That Means

There are few things that are more frightening than meeting your girlfriend's mother--except maybe dental work without anesthesia. Thankfully, I did not have to meet my girlfriend's mother. Instead, she met my ...
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When Worlds Collide

My girlfriend Kailey and I are the odd couple in the sense that I'm extremely fastidious and pet-free, while she is...uh, more "expressive" with her living space in the form of three dogs who have all-access to...
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Exodus

Movement of Jah people. Yeah, these people--Kailey and I--headed up the mountain this past weekend. It was simply time to get the hell out of the city. My writing muse had gone missing (probably out on a drunk...
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Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

I agree there are certain things you shouldn't ask or tell about. My short list includes annual income, explicit sexual details, and common--yet disgusting--skin conditions that can easily be treated with over ...
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In Sickness and In Health

No relationship is all roses and rock star sex. Yesterday, Kailey and I were getting ready to leave her house when one of the dogs decided it wanted to get her attention by jumping on her when she wasn't lookin...
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Tick Tock

My girlfriend Kailey and I went to a cocktail party in honor of a friend of hers who was moving away. It felt like we departed on an epic road trip just to reach a little known burg east of the city. Once we le...
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The Reluctant Optimist

I was born a pessimist. Well, perhaps I didn't exactly roll out of the uterus acerbic, suspicious and viewing the glass half empty--but let me tell you, that's who I am deep down inside. Personally, I believe t...