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Essays are displayed in order from oldest to newest. These have been removed from the archives to shorten the pages. The older archives were getting very long and slowing the load process. The latest essay typically appears on this list at the time the entry is published. The archived notes in silver regarding site status, developments, etc., have been left at the top of each writing.
Numbered titles are stories which continue over several sections. And yes, one of the entries is out of date order. Admin took a break from the main storyline during last winter but did not wish the titles to run astray.


02-10-2015 The Air
02-19-2015 The Rope
02-22-2015 The Fall
03-08-2015 The Crushing and the Fish
03-16-2015 The Need and the Salt
04-05-2015 The Pain and the Palms
06-13-2015 The Gap, the Bridge and the Blood
07-07-2015 The Frenchman and Her
07-24-2015 1236, the Dream and the Hatred
10-05-2015 Damage at the Express Checkout
11-15-2015 The Loss of Her

03-06-2016 Five Foot Eight and Fallout
08-07-2016 The Obsession and the Understanding
09-03-2016 Dimensional Passion and the Raven
09-10-2016 The Cave and the Period
09-18-2016 The Wind, the Windows and the Wires
09-26-2016 The Two Women, the Fringe and the Frying Pan
10-03-2016 The Slipper, the Brunette and the Bubble
11-13-2016 The Salton Sea and the Heartbreak

02-06-2017 The Ratio of God and the Coffee Line
02-19-2017 The Cut Line and the Realization
02-26-2017 Julianne and the Distance
03-04-2017 The End of All Things and Julianne... Again
03-08-2017 The Barback and the Fishbait
03-11-2017 The Train of Life
03-19-2017 The Passion and the Impossibility
03-20-2017 The Fn=Fn-1+Fn-2 Girl and the Face
03-23-2017 Julianne and the Bearing Surface
03-26-2017 The Elixir and the Void
04-09-2017 The Danger and the Security
04-16-2017 The Fork and the Equation
04-23-2017 The Safe and the Crests
05-07-2017 The Raven's Influence
07-16-2017 The Blonde, the Market, and the Drunken Blonde
07-22-2017 Val's Restaurant and Lounge
07-27-2017 Hanging From the Mezzanine of Life
08-05-2017 The Failing Fantasy and Alexis
08-13-2017 The Barista and the Waves

10-13-2017 I -- The Brunette, Michelle, Diane, and the Goblet
11-07-2017 II -- The Goddess and the Gratification
11-12-2017 III -- Death, the Dreadnought, and the Departure
11-18-2017 IV -- The Goddess and the Scene of the Crime
11-26-2017 V -- The Fineness, the Fragility, and the Finality
12-09-2017 VI --The Knife, the Drop, and the Ocean
12-15-2017 VII --Three Doors Down
12-23-2017 VIII --The Illness and the Isolation
12-28-2017 IX --The Transition and the Trial
12-30-2017 X --The Raven and the Rage

02-05-2018 XI --The Chair, the Project, and the Perpetual Aftermath

01-06-2018 The Misery and the Majesty
02-10-2018 The Israeli and the Isolated Slide
02-17-2018 Chains
02-24-2018 Four Days

03-04-2018 I -- The Dash, the Bartender, and Juliette
03-17-2018 II -- Jasmine and the Bleeding Prostitute
03-24-2018 III -- La Perla, the Seahorse, and the Night
04-01-2018 IV -- The Passenger and the Redirect
04-07-2018 V -- The Venetian, the Veer, and the Veil
04-14-2018 VI -- Furnace Creek and the Forbidden Word
04-22-2018 VII -- The Angel and the Addiction
04-29-2018 VIII -- The Island and the Cigarette Girl
05-12-2018 IX -- Second Skin
06-10-2018 X -- The Damage Path

07-03-2018 Untitled
07-22-2018 Untitled

08-12-2018 XI -- Sin
09-15-2018 XII -- The Voice of Blood

10-01-2018 Eden and the Edge

10-15-2018 XIII -- Drunken Junkie

Static Titles:

Another Her
The Girl at the Car Wash
The Encounter
Jeanette and Michael (in progress)
The Darkest of Beauty (currently offline)

Prior to 'The Air' in February of 2015 the entries were not titled in the current fashion. They are a mess, and can be found in the archives below.

Archived site updates and blogs, by date and title. Early dates reference site changes and some still have the original coloration which dominated the pages at the time the entry was written. Some links may be out of date as pages have been removed and/or changed throughout the years. These sections have been left largely untouched for historical reasons. This archive is arranged with oldest entries at the top and dates heading down the page toward the end of each year. At the bottom of each page is a link to the proceeding year.

The titled entries are now located within the writing section in order to keep the pages shorter. Archived entries after 2015 are no longer linked below.


2002 Archive (currently on hiatus)
2003 Archive
2004 Archive
2005 Archive
2006 Archive
2007 Archive
2008 Archive
2009 Archive
2011 Archive
2012 Archive
2013 Archive
2014 Archive
2015 Archive

Some of the more sensitive information from the 2002 archive has been transferred into 2003. During the early days of this site's administration, some information was spread across many storage devices across the US and into Europe. In order to maintain control over the property rights, we have moved a few things around the servers. Fluidity of content remains intact.

Also, there is no archived content from 2010 as that year turned out to be completely fucked in every way concievable. Too bad.


The archive is right down this hallway...



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