noun Slang. 1. vigor; verve; pep. 3. skill; know-how.


Atlanta, Georgia, USA
June 15
I yam what I yam. Former journalist, former Yankee. Current unemployment statistic, current Georgia resident. Delayed artist who currently has a 10-pound chiweenie on her lap.


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SEPTEMBER 25, 2009 11:58AM

My Relationship in One Act

Interior: Small bedroom bursting with king-size bed and several bureaus, side tables and a small dog crate. Lights are out. A couple lies in bed as a standing fan whirs out white noise and a soft breeze.

The puppy in the crate rearranges itself and sighs. The woman in bed doesRead full post »

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SEPTEMBER 16, 2009 11:19AM

I can't believe I'm still unemployed after 5 months

Here it is, more than five months since I was laid off, and I find that I have moved no farther in the game of life.

I have been employed (off and on the books) since I was 15 years old. Only child of a single mother; money was notRead full post »

JUNE 13, 2009 2:34PM

The Chiweenie has Landed

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Well, folks, I guess I need to update my bio. The fiance and I picked up our young little chiweenie this morning).

We are delighted with little LuLu and it seems the cats are totally apathetic - which we will gladly accept.

She's currently conked out in her crate. She's… Read full post »

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MAY 29, 2009 11:48AM

I Lost My Father to Alcoholism, But He's Still Alive

This is inspired by mamoore's loving post to her alcoholic father:

 I was born in June of 1977 - at just the right time to ensure my mother was unable to attend her college graduation. At this point, she had already… Read full post »

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APRIL 10, 2009 10:30AM

The Latest Layoff Statistic: It's Me!

I did not think my first post would be about this. I'm not sure I ever thought I would post after all these months. But, suddenly, I have a lot of time on my hands.

 I was laid off early last week - just in time for my cut to be… Read full post »