Category Archives: Quickies (Less than 500 words)

Screaming into the void isn’t so bad

Because I just recently got back into the habit of blogging again after close to 2 years—and because the episode of The Handmaid’s Tale that I was watching wouldn’t stop buffering—I went back and reread some of my previous posts … Continue reading

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Hey there ;)

Hey you, It’s me, Iris. It’s been a while. 2 years—almost. It’s hard keeping up with things. I do really well for a while, and then I slip up, and the longer I wait, the harder it is to get … Continue reading

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Still Drinking Year-Old Coffee Grounds!!

The title is actually not a statement on how cheap and unhygienic I am, but a nice way of saying Happy Birthday to my blog, Used Coffee Grounds! I want to give you guys a special thank you, but first … Continue reading

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We Need to Have Conversations about Mental Health

Today’s Blogging 101 assignment is to write a post expanding on a comment I left on another blogger’s post yesterday. I’ve been thinking about mental health a lot lately, and Annabelle wrote a fantastic post yesterday on her blog clouds … Continue reading

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I don’t want to do anything. (I don’t even want to write this.)

It seems like I’ve been going through cycles ever since being unleashed into the world on my own. One phase is what I like to call Super Villain Iris, where I get everything done plus some, I have fantastically profound … Continue reading

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Introducing Myself to the World

My first assignment for Blogging 101 is to write a post about who I am and why I’m here. I realize that after almost a year of blogging, I never really covered this topic, so here it goes. My name … Continue reading

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Poisoned

***Mild profanity, ranting, etc.*** It started out as just a tiny bump on my arm that I started scratching while watching Mad Max in 3D last Saturday. The next morning, the itch had spread, and the bump had multiplied, forming … Continue reading

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