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Theresa Largusa
McKinney, Texas
Word wrangler. Thinker of big ideas. Story explorer.
Interests: music, good friends, coffee, conversation, bad jokes, jolly husband, naughty schnauzers, playing with sentences = my favorite things.
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Previously... Hmmm? Oh! Mmmmmmmmmmm. She can't remember the lady's name, but somebody told Darla long ago to write down her thoughts so she could close the book on them before they took root in her ticker. So, here's what Darla wrote today: I was born a stubborn old fool. Ruled... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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I haven't heard anything official. He's just not here. Yeah, umm ... there's a funny story about that. Who has the shekels to be zaftig? I can only capture your image during a downpour. What does it mean when people are upside down and objects look just right? More a... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Gary Q. needs to keep daily entries in his journal so he remembers to sleep. He picked up a notebook made from grass clippings and old maps the last time he cruised the Prairie View (got it from that tiny thing with the really short purple hair) that helps him... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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I. A Heart Judging A Ginkgo Leaf Falling A Raven Mimicking II. The Sun speaks of renewed trust, but do I take this as a sign everything is all right? Not so hasty. Lines are drawn farther and wider now, and still you see some good in me. Let's clarify... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Previously... Art is a mirror. If you don't like what you see, look out the window instead. -- Darla T. Varney Ort is the one who's struggling, not me. I'm all show and rehearsing my shtick for future use. This conversation will make it in The Book someday! I do... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Even though I drew it I didn't need to cross it Everything I make I undo You've registered your discomfort I've rendered myself a trigger All in the quest to learn What is true Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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A pole climber A clown A grocery cart pusher wearing someone else's ring A girl who crossed the International Date Line And waited for you in a bar nobody else could find You wrote her name recently in a book of receipts Heartache and anger rearranged the letters taKe 15... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Previously... On the Phone Again: What are you going on about "limited doses?" You can only "handle" me in "Limited Doses?" Tell me what that's supposed to mean ... So, you're saying ... You can see why some people would think I'm a pain in the ass. Ah, well now... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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No. I can't outrun a sabre-toothed tiger. But I'll always have two paces up on you which will spare me from being a meal. #LiveToSeeAnotherDay Then I told you this: "Always know the score. As long as you know the score, ignore it and live in fantasyland. Or meet the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Previously... ROMANCE leaves one in a trance live in your stretchy pants love's first blush lasts for 30 days -- Darla T. Varney Darla found her king of cups, got a refill, and recycled what was left. She turned grounds and spent leaves into folky nick-nacks. Darla's heart belongs to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Maybe this peace isn't completely soulless To pick up a pencil and scratch on a pad is au courant I favor keys clacking and mispelled words makin' music without even tryin' I like your voice better in the Meditative Hour each breath A Flower No tension No tightrope No walker... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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longing for the old country where its inhabitants would eat your tender belly and spit out what would be left of any backbone you are neither just off the boat nor are you 15 quid short of the price needed for membership your contacts are clouded by a pretty shade... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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From your boozy lips to my woozy ear: "12 or no, I can't stay away from bars." Stagger Stagger Sleepy is how I greet the day. No more blindfolds and September will forever be your month. You should have brought the apostrophe along as your date and left the bangs... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Previously... Calling on a prepaid just outside of Pocatello, Darla talks at Ort: Hey, Easter Island! You're the only person I can say this to, but have you ever noticed people spend more time vetting their hairdresser than they do a psychoanalyst? Don't snort at me 'cause I'm a great... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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My tummy has been awash in warm, slightly pinchy rumblings for the past few weeks. Not acid reflux or indigestion, but rather an arousing twinge in the middle o' the breadbasket. It feels right. I know to trust that particular gut reaction. Bad vibes come at me all cold; sharp... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Yea, for the unreasonable season be upon us, and emotions are squishy and raw. Deal with the feels if you must. But for the sake of propriety (sobriety, piety) please don't go losing your everloving mind during this Neptunian grope fest. Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Ditch the rose-tinted spectacles because clearly, as a society, we are failing one another. We can do better, yeah? Doesn't seem we want to, friend. Therefore, goals for 2018: 1.) Stay in my lane. 2.) Harm no one. 3.) Count myself lucky to have Brown Earth Dog as my co-pilot. Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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course-correct this mess picard & riker jumped ship courage & trust, son Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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People are here because they don't have to be here very often. But isn't showing up Step #1 in: How To Build An Effective Team? Why are you here? Is it because the two of us have very different ideas on how to define "Fun!?" Would we even know what... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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In your solitude, create art. Virginia would want you to. There is no such thing as loneliness. Rub away the charcoal line until the jawbone is softened. With eraser, swipe at age spots that give up the great lie. Smooth as a baby's argument; clear as the conscience of a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Dudes are getting in trouble for being dudes. The rest of us are scrambling to fill the positions from which said dudes (Tastemakers!) get ousted. What will the world look like when power is shifted? We are still humans, after all. Can I raise my hemline and my vibration at... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Pitchforks grasped within sweaty fists. Fair and balanced they are not, but the Tastemakers set the pace and throw shit like nobody's business. Drop and roll and duck and cover. Misery is today's Blue Plate Special. Hatred is an acquired taste. Acceptance, evidently, requires a blood test. Have willpower, Patience!... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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A number on the bathroom scale does not determine health or warm fuzzy nudges of "I am the best lookin' bitch on the block!" Rather, how many times I can walk around the block before I get winded is my measurement of cardiovascular wellness. This bipedal mode of locomotion is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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To My Tin Ear Troubadour, O.k. then, pitch your tent. While you're at it, be sure to sew up the rents in the fabric of your argument. That's the best way to lure the lucky into your lair. 1.) Who are these lucky allowed entrance? 2.) What do they become... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
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Previously... Varla Darney is drawn to her reflection. Arms reach out from the quicksilver to bring her home. A skull makes a great bludgeon. Dr. Makeda makes a great martini. PSYCHOLOGY FOR FUN & PROFIT! The diagnosis on this one is clear: Iatrophobia *but one can always come to a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles