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Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Elevator Music

Writing is sedentary work. It’s easy to go down a rabbit hole for hours at a time and forget to move. Some people can tolerate this; I go a little … Continue reading

May 31, 2013 · 4 Comments

A Natural Advantage

When Ben hands me the kickboard again, I’m pretty sure I’m being sent back to remedial kicking lessons, but he tells me not to worry. “Swimming is really hard. Even … Continue reading

May 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

The more air the better.

It’s almost time for my lesson to start so I go in search of the pool door. Figuring it must be connected to the showers I head back in that … Continue reading

May 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

Pow! Take that, Barbie!

I arrive at the pool twenty minutes early because I’m shy about meeting Ben in a swimsuit. My plan is to be in the water before he gets here and … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · 4 Comments