Cycles

August 27, 2011

– You see, you didn’t fall in love with this girl, you fell in love with her story. You fell in love with her sadness. Like you always do. And when she took all that away, you were faced again with the suffocating emptiness. And you can’t deal.

– Your point is?

– There is no point to make. It is what it is.


Upstream

August 3, 2011

I thought I was madly in love but it turns out I was just dehydrated.


Unadulterated

July 26, 2011

– Man, this is really drippy.

– What?

– I said this is really drippy.

– You mean “trippy”?

-No, this is really drippy.

– What?


Life lesson #1

June 3, 2011

When putting your head out the window of a moving train, always look first in the direction the train is going.

This is advice I repeated many times at the closed-casket funeral of my friend, “Headless” Joe Thompson.


Really, quite.

April 18, 2011

Wonderful, Kate, how much a comma can change a sentence.

Wonderful Kate, how much a comma can change a sentence.


I see what you did there

March 19, 2011

You can’t tell anymore because I wear contact lenses but I’m very nearsighted.

Myopia. A refractive defect of the eye.

In my case, it’s so bad that when I wake up in the middle of the night I have to put on my glasses just to see the dark.


Adrift

February 2, 2011

Call me, Ishmael.

I’ve been feeling lonely and these plants aren’t going to water themselves.

xoxo Kate