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To Lauren:

To Lauren: You are the usual colorful character I’ve grown to love, the sex-talking guru who I and many others can always seek advice from, and the friend whose friendship with I admire the most. You are Queerie Bradshaw, the … Continue reading

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For My Brother, Andrew Joseph Fleming, November 21, 1986 to November 5, 2012

Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead Scribbling on the … Continue reading

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I Have Changed, And So Is The Site, Part I: My Changes

I have changed and, therefore, QueerieBradshaw.com is changing as well. Today, my brother is having a major portion of his jaw removed to stop his aggressive cancer from spreading any farther. They do not know if he will talk or … Continue reading

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PMS Literally Makes Me Want to Die, aka Why I’m Downing Vitamin D and Taking Days Off

Once a month, I have a day (or two or three) when it’s impossible to get out of bed, impossible to think, impossible to step one foot in front of the other. That day happens like clockwork and even though … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary Heartache

The youngest addition of my family turned one last week, right about the time I moved back to Oregon. This day marks the one year anniversary of her birth, which was a frightfully early and dangerous one involving copious bleeding … Continue reading

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