My Daughter’s Cat Vomited Under My Bed, and Other Reasons Why I Want to Live Alone

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A sickly, sour odor is wafting through the air as I sit down to get some writing done, and my face takes on its familiar what the fuck?! expression. It spends far too much time in that position these days.

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Writer. Maker. Featured in Medium’s 2021 list of Stories That Started Conversations. I write about life. https://www.mariashimizuchristensen.com

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Maria Shimizu Christensen

Maria Shimizu Christensen

Writer. Maker. Featured in Medium’s 2021 list of Stories That Started Conversations. I write about life. https://www.mariashimizuchristensen.com

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