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  • Santa Fe pueblo-style house in the snow - doorsixteen.com

    Where were we?

    It’s been a long year. This is my fourth quarantine/pandemic-themed (inspired?) post, and if you could have told me back in March that I’d be writing this in December, I would have…

  • We Are Living in a Police State (Gordon Parks)

    Rage.

    I’ve written this post before, and I know I’ll write it again, and I think that knowledge is largely why I feel exhausted by the thought of writing it all down now.…

  • Santa Fe stairwell - doorsixteen.com

    Friday the 13th.

    96% of the United States in under a stay-at-home order, and somehow it already feels like it’s been that way for months, even though it’s only been two weeks since New York…

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    Thank you for being a friend.

    I started blogging a long time ago, back before it was called “blogging.” That was in 1998, when people were making Geocities sites and coding little diaries with guestbooks (GUESTBOOKS! omg, and…

  • Rio Chama, New Mexico - doorsixteen.com

    I ordered a bidet, and other thoughts from quarantine.

    Yesterday, after wandering into the kitchen for the twelfth time in three hours, I found myself in what I call a “refrigerator trance.” Maybe you’ve experienced it, too—suddenly your mind snaps out…

  • Pueblo Revival/Santa Fe style - doorsixteen.com

    Would you like to meet my house?

    This is my house, the one that I live in. Hello, house! It doesn’t look exactly like this now, but we’re going back in time. With everyone pretty much everywhere feeling anxious…

  • 1616 - doorsixteen.com

    Stress dreaming.

    Do you have a recurring stress dream? I do. When I’m feeling overwhelmed, I dream about animals—pets, specifically. Too many pets. In my recurring dream, there is a menagerie of animals from…

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