A strong woman

...can still be...
JULY 25, 2013 12:46PM

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        I got home a few days ago from a trip to Chicago (yet another family funeral), during which I hadn’t been online much, and found that OS’s Editor, Jake Sugarman, had posted a piece entitled “Plagiarism.” I read it, mentally applauded, w… Read full post »

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JULY 24, 2013 1:37PM

sirenita's door is closing

 

asia/jenny says our friend sirenita has only days left, though she is awake for now and aware, so we need to say goodbye. 

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 Syrenka_na_Starowce

 

  

          Sirenita’s body has become a cancer growing-ground, an incubator for terrorist cells that have out-muscled her immune system and broken its defenses. She has been told that she will live for, perhaps, six more months.

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DISCLAIMERS: This isn’t a researched recital of statistical evidence. It’s entirely anecdotal from my own experience and not meant to generalize beyond that. I am biased in certain ways, same as you. But I am old and have seen a lot in this life, particularly in my j… Read full post »

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SEPTEMBER 30, 2012 8:07PM

the morning after

 

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I am posting my work on my website - adobe soup - the unzipped life of candace mann - as I have done for the last year or so. I still read and rate and sometimes comment on Open Salon when it's unstuck and I can get in.… Read full post »

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AUGUST 18, 2012 9:14PM

at the end of a road north

 

 

 

 

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charlie pablo kitty, full of mouse lunch, waits at a farm in sebastopol 

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UPDATED 8.12.12 11:40 a.m. PDT - bottom of original essay, before comments
Apparently at least a couple well-known people here have created many – dozens, if the scuttlebutt is true – false identities (alters) for the purposes of: rating their main identity’s (Main… Read full post »

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