My Noodle

Karin’s Quarantine Status

Hello my 3 readers! This post is mainly about my experience so far in terms of dealing with the coronavirus. If you don’t know what the coronavirus is, get yourself a Corona, and do some Googling. It’s the new thing going around. This post doesn’t have anything to do with Truth, nor does it tell you what to do. It’s…

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Ideas and Musings, My Noodle

Damn Flashbacks…

I get emotional flashbacks. I get them a lot. Last Wednesday I was confronted with someone triggered yet another emotional flashback. It’s Saturday and it’s still going on. There is a difference between PTSD and CPTSD. PTSD involves a single traumatic event. CPTSD involves many traumatic events, over time. I have CPTSD. When I have a flashback, they span my…

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Ideas and Musings

Genesis – According to Karin

In the beginning, there was God. God was all, and nothing. Infinite, and non-existent. Complete, yet barren. All that could be said about God, was not God. Then, in a blinding flash, God became self-aware. God saw itself and could not comprehend it. Loneliness rushed in. Anger at its fate stirred. And desire to know its own self grew. In…

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Adulting, Ideas and Musings

Delusions of Goodness

Hidden Violence. Violence that might not seem like violence. Violence that might seem righteous. I’ve been thinking about this a lot. Okay, I’ve been obsessed with it, mainly because I’ve seen so much of it. Interesting Times There is an old Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times.” I think that applies to the reality of today. We have…

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Ideas and Musings

My Love and Hate of Makeup

“You would look so much better if you’d wear lipstick, Karin,” said yet another fellow acting student. Grumble, grumble. Why is everyone trying to get me to wear lipstick? Makeup? A hairstyle that reflects my actual age? I Love Makeup I’ve always loved makeup. I especially love the palettes of eye shadows. When I was younger, I would go to…

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I Remember...., Ideas and Musings

Magic!

“Children see magic because they look for it.” -Christopher Moore, Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal. I remember the first time I performed magic. My mom, brothers and I were on our way back from Dover Minnesota where we’d been visiting my mom’s best friend and her kids. We switched off, this year we went to them,…

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Ideas and Musings

The Good of Humanity

I find myself obsessively musing about the nature of humankind. Asking myself questions that have been asked for millennia. Are humans naturally good? Or are they evil? Or somewhere in between? And how can I be sure? How can I be confident that what I think is at least somewhere in the vicinity of the truth? I’m pretty sure I…

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Adulting, Ideas and Musings

All Black – The Small Print

“I like wearing all black. Wearing all black looks rich.” Said “Jill”, a student in one of the improv classes I was taking. Over the course of 8 weeks, other students in the class tried to interest Jill in other colors or patterns. I’d often hear: “You would so pretty in mauve!” “I can see you wearing a checked red,…

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I Remember....

Harley Men – Karin’s Favorite Songs V2

“Get your motor runnin’ HEAD OUT ON THE HIGHWAY!” Yeah, it’s “Born to be Wild” and it’s one of today’s songs for your listening pleasure. Today’s songs all have to do with men. Not just any men, Harley men. And not just Harley men, each of them at one time was Karin’s man. So, let’s tell some stories. As usual,…

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