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Posted on Nov 7, 2012 in change | 0 comments

New York to Hong Kong

It was a cold night as New York prepared itself for the oncoming Nor’easter. My Seattle jacket was barely sufficient and I thank the excitement for warming me the rest of the way. Even the French were better prepared.

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Posted on Nov 5, 2012 in acceptance | 0 comments

A Witness to History

I think of my Granny and Papa a lot. I whisper hello when I walk down the hall to my front door and sometimes smell the smell of their house: equal parts gasoline, mustiness and bacon grease.

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Posted on Oct 31, 2012 in getting unstuck | 0 comments

Your Secret Dream

Oh, it’s magical. I see you on your unicorn followed by a trial of sparkles and serenaded by oohs and ahhs. You make it look so easy because, well, it is easy, isn’t it. Your special thing.

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Posted on Aug 20, 2012 in getting unstuck | 0 comments

Is Your Light On?

I am ten and it is late October in Waterloo, Iowa and it is the last Halloween that I know I can officially go out and trick or treat. I am at that age—next year I will just be too old…

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Posted on Aug 16, 2012 in truths | 0 comments

In Praise of Richard Stands

In kindergarten, I always wondered who Richard Stands was because we always gave a little shout out to him in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Sidebar: The Pledge of Allegiance was something we said after we had our breakfast of Tang and Space Sticks…

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Posted on Jun 30, 2012 in happiness | 0 comments

Rewriting My Dreams

I’ve been away from the blog more than I would like because I am writing a novel.
Oh, wow—did you just force a smile and give me a little golf clap? I know, how original.

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Posted on Apr 15, 2012 in change | 0 comments

How To Accelerate Hindsight

I have a spot reserved in my heart for the small voice that speaks at the exact moment the yammering crowd silences –when the noise parts and the small voice says the thing everyone is to afraid to say—and usually the last thing I want to admit.
Sort of.

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Posted on Mar 29, 2012 in law of attraction | 0 comments

The Betwixt and Between

lim•i•nal•i•ty: a psychological or metaphysical subjective state, conscious or unconscious, of being on the “threshold” of or between two different existential planes.
I harbor a deep and growing resentment toward the horoscope in the Sunday paper. I repeatedly tells me *today is a 7*. I cannot get past a 7. Every flipping Sunday—7.

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Posted on Mar 19, 2012 in law of attraction | 0 comments

You Are Your Actions

Drowning and Swimming – both involve water and splashing about but, of course, you’d never confuse the two. You may think that’s a ridiculous statement but reflect a moment: there are choices you make, things you decide to do that make you sink like a stone in life yet you tell yourself that they represent forward motion.

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