Well. This is embarrassing.

Not at all book related, but something I felt compelled to reblog because the sentiment is so critically important. So often we take what we’re given for granted, then snub our noses at the have-nots. Maybe the best form of understanding is “There, but for the grace of God, go I.”

Shut Your Whore Mouth

So. It’s been a hot minute. What happened is this: I had some super big blogging plans, and they never quite came together the way I hoped, so rather than saying, “Well, that didn’t work–what else can we talk about?” I just pretended like none of it had ever happened. Deny and avoid and repeat. I know. I’m working really hard in therapy. But something happened today that kind of fucked me up a little, and it’s too long for a Facebook post, and it’s definitely too long for a tweet, and since we moved away from Florida, I’m having trouble finding suitable day drinking companions who can ponder the deeper aspects of life over pinot grigio on a weekday afternoon.

I’ve been volunteering for one of my favorite organizations since about January. Most of my work thus far has involved updating donor info and doing a lot of the data…

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Published by C.H. Armstrong

C.H. (Cathie) Armstrong is 1992 graduate of the University of Oklahoma and is the author of THE EDGE OF NOWHERE (Penner, 2016), ROAM (Central Avenue, Feb. 5, 2019) and co-author of DÉJÀ YOU: STORIES OF SECOND CHANCES. She is represented by Tina P. Schwartz at The Purcell Agency, LLC.

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