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Radical Change

“Taking a vacation from (twelve step) meetings is like giving your plants a break by not watering them.”        Anonymous friend I could say the same about writing. And yet, during times of radical change, I often stop writing. I recently … Continue reading

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Finding Delight in the Middle of Chaos

After twelve years of living in the same tiny house and rearranging the furniture at least twice a year, you would think I would have exhausted the possibilities. But this week, forced by the necessity of exposing the walls for … Continue reading

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Priming the Pump

I write like opening a window like listening to the wind pulling the chariot of the sun above the horizon I write like surfing a wave like skimming the surface on the ocean of longing near the shore I write … Continue reading

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Higher Learning

I consider myself a lifelong learner, a trait I inherited from my father who was a voracious knowledge seeker. Although I dropped out of college after my third year, I have been enrolled in learning ever since. It all started with on … Continue reading

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Entering the Void

My pre-Christmas time was a frenzy. I wasn’t shopping. I was creating. Fortunately, I had started back in October and my ideas were steadily gaining momentum. They were ambitious ideas. Exciting ideas. Playful ideas. My mission: to create small assemblages … Continue reading

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Where Life and Longing Intersect

For the last month or two, I have been going to Casey’s Craft and drooling over a tiny red picture frame. I’m not sure what made me go back again and again. Perhaps the size… perhaps the color…or just a … Continue reading

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I Will Write in the Middle of Everything??

I know. Affirmations are supposed to be positive statements. Well, I can’t tell a lie. I’m positive that I won’t write in the middle of everything. Experience has proven this to be true. I write in the middle of big … Continue reading

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