Author Archives: corradiniphoto

cancer eyes. (come what May)

“My boobs are trying to kill me.” says May, a week after being diagnosed with breast cancer. “and you know what i dread most?” she asks, as we’re having coffee in the NIKE cafeteria, that day. Me:  the pain?  the … Continue reading

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Is love alive?

Today is my 42nd birthday. not a big deal, at all. Just a day, in fact. But i held today up, put it in a jar, and watched it… because some amazing things went down, and how could i not … Continue reading

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I can’t help it if my sculptor loved Poltergeist (from the point of view of an outcast mannequin).

Somebody is going to be totally offended by this post. I don’t know who, because it would take someone who can’t take humor very well, but i guarantee you, out in this big wide blogosphere where one can get offended … Continue reading

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It is my only option left, Part Deux (and why i think my doctor is not telling me i have parasites).

DISCLAIMER: The ONLY way this blog will make sense is if you read this first.  Seriously, it’s the precursor to this whole story. If you don’t, i cannot guarantee that we will remain virtual friends, as you will quite possibly be … Continue reading

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a note to Ella.

Ella Louise, you are about to enter a world full of faith, optimism, hatred, controversy, politics, and hope. since you are hours from being born, i need to write this before i see your beauty, so that when it is … Continue reading

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24 hours of idiocrazy.

Here’s how the conversation went, 30 seconds after the cop pulled me over on the shoulder of the I-5 friggin’ FREEWAY: Officer: Ma’am, the reason i am pulling you over is that you have expired tags.  From August. Me:  Are … Continue reading

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Hooded.

From all of us, woven together, united in our uniform, different in every other way, we wish justice to the family of Trayvon.  May his young soul rest in peace.  Thank you to all my friends who said yes to … Continue reading

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Guest post: I am an American.

I met Sabeeka Dar about 8 years ago. As a Product Line Manager at NIKE, i would frequently travel to Boston to visit one of our key accounts, and Sabeeka was our buyer. You’d think, so many years and jobs … Continue reading

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It is my only option left.

This all started around the beginning of February. It was a Sunday morning, where i was quietly enjoying my usual routine of coffee and the crisp, crinkly sensation of reading the Sunday paper, front to back.  A few pages into … Continue reading

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Black Bow.

Here’s the deal with my prom (see ya on the flip side, male readers): It was my junior year of high school in Salt Lake City, Utah.  I had an amazing boyfriend that iwassoinlovewithiwasgoingtomarryhim, and flipping through the pages of … Continue reading

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