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The Artist’s Mother as a Young Woman

May 12, 2013 by


Happy Mothers’ Day (plural for all mothers) to the best friend I’ve ever had.

Quick Note About Identity

May 5, 2013 by


‘Sup. I’ve called myself straight my entire life, and I wasn’t lying. I’ve had girl-crushes on girls (a total of two so far, one in secondary school and one in college) – by girl-crushes I mean the kind of worshipping admiration that little girls feel for older girls. It wasn’t sexual, which I know because […]

Comorbidity — More Uncomfortable Honesty

April 23, 2013 by


~~~written a few weeks ago, unfinished~~~ It seems like the anxiety disorder spectrum is a buffet, and when I get a spoonful of the orange chicken it always has pieces of fried rice in it. Yesterday, I stopped allowing myself to freely pick my lips. Normally: I lick them, to check how rough they are, […]

Turns Out I’m Totally Bugshit

January 20, 2013 by


When I was in college, my stepmother crushed a cat’s skull with a hammer. He was my father’s cat, and his name was Harvey. My dad went on walks with Harvey through the long grass in the land behind their house. He was a beautiful, sweet, intelligent cat. I held him on my lap as […]

So, “Skyfall” Made Me Sick to My Stomach

December 2, 2012 by


Before I saw Skyfall I happened to read this post [edit: alas, link is gone] about it by my favourite ecrivante roué (and source of many things feminist) Sarah McCarry. I didn’t think much of it – surely Sarah’s claim that a pretty woman is killed just to make a joke about whiskey was somewhat exaggerated? […]

Internal Landscapes

June 16, 2012 by


I wring my hands when distressed, occasionally so much that I rub the skin raw. The world will, at times, end. There will be no rope to follow anywhere, nowhere to go, nothing to do – no good left in it, no bad. I sit and stare and shake. I’m mute, and I wring my […]

Black Bean & Egg Bowl Recipe – for NeetyNeet

December 2, 2011 by


1. Empty a can of black beans into a saucepan, and add: – 1-2 tbsp dried shallot/onion – big pinch garlic powder – salt, to taste – 2 pinches oregano – big pinch epazote (if you have it) – small pinch cayenne – splash of juice: orange, lime, apple, anything with a little bit of […]