Monthly Archives: July 2017

sleepless

3 a.m. Suddenly, calmly, wide awake for no apparent reason. This just isn’t fair. The longer I lay there, the more I notice all the anxious thoughts fighting to rise to full consciousness. I begin to look back over things … Continue reading

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shelter

I count curiosity as one of my core values. Over time, however, I have more and more retreated toward safety and sameness to the exclusion of curiosity. It doesn’t produce positive results. Reading books will only get you so far. … Continue reading

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Interconnected

It wasn’t something I set out on a mission to do. First one thing, and then another, and suddenly, what do you know, it appears I’m vegan. I am one of those people who just thinks about things, some of … Continue reading

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