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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.
Recent Activity
Shaped like an egg with pretzels for legs, Gary is built to duel with The Shadow. Easy work for such a well-rounded fellow. But stick 'im in the light and he'll give you a fright by telling your truth straight to your face. Gary's all garters and lace, but he... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Semi-Daily Scribbles
Restrictions are of our own design. Build a firm foundation. Everything else is faerie dust. Glimmer & Shimmer & Flicker & Flow. The only way to reach the clouds is to allow unhealthy structures to crumble. Victory is upheaval. Show me the prize hidden under the rubble. Patience & Prudence.... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Semi-Daily Scribbles
What is it you need to show to the world? What's the one thing you want me to know about you? How can you tell your story without it being a masterfully manipulated collection of photographs on Insty-Sham? Here's what Phyllida wants us to know about her: I am the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2019 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
Previously... Another bazaar season has blown in from the north for Miss Darla T. Varney. She spins her craft throughout the year to delight passersby down at the old Prairie View Drive-In Swap Meet. She attaches a price to all her creations; a sum too steep to pay according to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
Not a proper Year-In-Review this. Not even going to speculate on what's in store for 2019. Just a handful of things that happened: * I rescued a withered Philodendron scandens tucked amongst boxes of Tampax stacked on a table of markdowns at Walmart. I christened the plant Luz. * Learned... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
jennie wrenn, my very best friend, and a profligate's definition of an angelic vision, is the girl i love the most. blessings pour from her lips like incautious kismet as my feather queen is perched upon her bed of sleights. Don't listen to anyone right now. Your senses are heightened... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
The Universe is jabbing at you with a golden spork. It is basically saying stop listening to advice from the sidewalk crawlers and witless brawlers. The spork's staccato poke and prick is Morse for "you called this bitch correctly and still said yes." Knocked backwards a couple years you were,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
There is always someone looking at the watcher who's taking notes from the back of the class about who in the stuffy room is most likely to get away with murder. The most likely candidate is the teammate who will have your back during good times and bad with the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
O.k., Masters-in-Training: If the last 10 years have been easy for you, you must have done The Work over prior lifetimes. If yes/no: Has something happened to you in the past 30 to 45 days that slapped ya upside the head (didn't see it comin', didn't see it comin') and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
So maybe I had this all wrong. Maybe I’m not the control freak I always thought I was. I keep showing up, yeah? If I weren’t willingly riding the Wave of Meh, I’d be bailing on you every chance I could. Granted, I’m not creating any legacy by overstaying my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
gary knows his woes reach down to his toes toes located somewhere beneath his nose thoughts pierce the heart unopposed as gary ruminates in repose lost in the throes of cici's reproach apologies caught in the throat as love leaves us to whinge about romantic anecdotes Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
To be present, truly in the moment, involves the people, places and things within reach. What is beyond one's range of vision is of no concern (it isn't even real, anyway.) "Well, you won't have to listen to that again." "Thank gawd." "Pretty much the problem though, yeah?" ... crickets... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
My core ought to feel like it's pierced by arrows each time you are near. In your eyes I see a forgotten life and feel the vague familiarity of a neighborhood in which I once lived. We are quivering heaps of pent up emotions which we mistake for attraction; desire.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
Previously... Darla on the mountaintop, proclaiming to the four winds, with a silver chalice in her left hand and a finely-wrought blade of steel in the right: Both of these accessories are in play as they pertain to my energy and destiny. It is almost as though we are not... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
You told me you live in your own world. "Don't place too much trust in me." You forgot what we talked about a month ago. Our conversation was important. It had to do with self-awareness and the color I'd recently painted the walls of my study. "Forgetfulness means I never... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
The flip side of pain is love, and what is love but a vehicle to keep us from dying a new death every day? Love is also a gateway to disappointment and heartbreak and insecurity. One cannot have a well-lived existence without the sweet agony of wallowing in The Big... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
and for anyone who peeks at this screen, i got a little nugget o' to pass along ... just keep showing up. sounds simple but it's one of the hardest things to do consistently throughout one's lifetime(s). good things are coming my way, though, thanks to the routine to which... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
The world was carved by the right hand of the pagliacci. Reality is as entertaining as one's daydreams, and as tangible as the gash you stanch with little chance of it becoming a scar. We all weep at the sight of a well-rehearsed faux pas. Perseverance is the best way... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
call out call out call out like you do check your privilege at the door saying you've got allergies will not suffice anymore i think the flu is here to stay its symptoms are the key to The Gateway PSA: this song has helped more people than any number of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
You're better off finding a trusted civilian who'll listen to your (what usually are very amusing) existential crises, and maintaining a lifestyle where your body and mind are allowed to perform at peak proficiency. Sorry, I hope that didn't come out sounding all preachily privileged because, you know: You are... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
nice guys know a kind word plus an easy smile are the best lures to snare an unsuspecting heart so simple to kill them with attention they were all easy girls once no more bullseye on their backs j. could pick them out of a crowd too and she warned... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles
Nightly we dream of a more perfect version of each other. Oblique references abound regarding "My Best Self." Gary knows his heart has a direct line to his "Dream Girl." So much is at stake when LOVE is the order of the day. Annoyed by limited clothing options, Gary shines... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2018 at Semi-Daily Scribbles