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#haiku by @arleigh (me) a blustery wind / petals and seeds blow around / where’s the claritin? frenzied commuters / soccer moms in mini-vans / they all drive like shit. puffy swollen face / and itchy watery eyes. / late … Continue reading

07. February 2013 by arleigh
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a random memory

about 22 years ago,  I was working for a newspaper in san francisco. my mom lived in carmel valley or maybe bend. she called, and told me needed to see me urgently and tell me something important. so she came … Continue reading

19. January 2013 by arleigh
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10 mobius strip-inspired logos

a mobius strip is “a two-dimensional sheet with only one surface” (webster’s dictionary). it is named after german mathematician august mobius. you’ve heard of a mobius strip—you’ve played with paper and created one, and then you felt all smart about … Continue reading

07. January 2013 by arleigh
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right here, right now

  I just finished the fall semester. I feel light and happy, like i just ended a dysfunctional relationship.

10. December 2012 by arleigh
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why i don’t answer

This is from 2007. My mother called last night and sang Happy Birthday to herself on my answering machine. I picked up halfway through. We talked for a bit about how depressed she is but doesn’t need to do anything … Continue reading

15. September 2012 by arleigh
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repurposed tee

here are some things I can do, but not well: cook clean sew are you sensing a theme? I have lots and lots of tee shirts. I own this book: and I have been pinning t-shirt reconstruction projects for a … Continue reading

14. July 2012 by arleigh
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Happy New Minute

2011 was tedious. but I’ll take a tedious year over a dramatic one. managed to keep my family together, not get sick, keep my house and car, find some new music, spend time with friends… I’ve had enough excitement in … Continue reading

02. January 2012 by arleigh
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simple things

When you look into the mirror, are you proud of what you see? Do you take it all for granted? Do you have all that you need? ~ Simple Things, Tedeschi Trucks Band From last night, I might be over … Continue reading

19. November 2011 by arleigh
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A Proper Place for Puzzles

It’s been a while since I’ve blogged. I have a good excuse or two: I was sick a lot this summer, I lost a computer and two hard drives, I’ve been spending a lot of time driving my kid around, … Continue reading

27. August 2011 by arleigh
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me.

self portrait, flickr: arleighb. I’m facing a birthday. I’ll be 47 on march 22nd. when my mom turned 46, she messed up on her math and told people she was 47 for a year. then on her 47th birthday, she realized … Continue reading

12. March 2011 by arleigh
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