• Archive for May, 2014

    A Quick Gate

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    On my list of things I hoped to get done this spring/summer/fall/maybe-winter were a few bigger item dealies. I wanted to build and seed a garden box in my backyard (check). I wanted to get screens for all of my-non-screened windows (uh, no). I wanted to put down wood floors in my living room...

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    The Road of Lost Trust

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    It was 2009 when I came across Somaly Mam’s heartbreaking memoir “The Road of Lost Innocence”, in which she described in detail her traumatic early years after she was taken from her family and village by a “family friend” into a foreign city to be first a slave, and then made a prostitute in...

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    A Sunset in May

    Last night, I started reading one of a number of short writing books I picked up over the last few months. At the turn of the year, I thought if I read more writing books, I’d write more, so I scoured a few writing book lists from decent sources on the internet for recommends....

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    The Power of Trying

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    I’ve been on a productivity kick lately. It could be that now that I am deep into 45, I hear the clock ticking more than ever, and since I do not have children, I am clamoring to create or craft something- anything- that will help me to feel that my life has been worth...

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