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Fame (not the show)

I think the concept of fame is a pretty weird one. I mean someone does something generally fairly benign - plays a role, performs on a...

Getting a little philosophical

There’s a new show on Netflix. It’s called The Goop Lab and it’s hosted by none other than the controversial wellness guru-head of Goop...

Banish not enough

People like to do things big here in Colorado. We don’t just hike, we hike to 14,000 feet. It’s nothing to be in a group with several...

A foray into Wikipedia

I am amazed by how things work out. I have this book, for instance, from my childhood; it’s called Bridget’s Growing Day. The book was...

More about magic

I want to talk about the post I wrote last week because it’s actually a perfect example of what Elizabeth Gilbert calls magic, or what...

A mantra is born

I wrote a while back about a book I read in which the author talked about, among other things, the process of writing books and how her...

What is my message?

In lieu of a New Year’s resolution this year, I’m thinking instead about what it is that I want people to hear me say. Rather than...

Poetry we can sing to

My friend suggested I write a post about music. Frankly, I wasn’t sure I could. I’ve had trouble listening to music lately. It was one of...

A question about forgiveness

Forgiveness is a hard, hard topic to cover. Questions like how do I forgive someone and when do I know I’ve forgiven someone do not have...

Person of the year

It gives me such a great feeling of hope and joy to learn of this year’s choice. Hope because there are still voices of passion and...

Concern about control

A few months ago I read this book. I enjoyed it; read it in a weekend I think. I identified with a good amount of it, but there was also...

Books and more

Guys, I hope you don’t mind, the post this week is doing double duty. In addition to being here on this lovely blog that I appreciate you...

The story of our anger

I have a new upstairs neighbor. I’ve not yet met him, but I’ve seen him; he’s a big dude. Tall and sturdy. And I could tell the moment he...

It’s like a foot stuck in the mud

As I move along this little journey of mine, I’ve learned a lot of lessons. Some of them have been easy and some of them have been gosh...

Stuff I wrote when I was little

I have a piece of notebook paper that I have kept since I was thirteen. It has been lovingly stashed in an unassuming blue folder with...

The keepers of our own reality

Have you ever had the experience of being in a conversation with someone about something you went through together and as you talk it...

The window in my bedroom

For the first few years of my life, my family lived in a mobile home. Runny Meade Estates the park was called. I have a few polished...

Snow day!

This week in Colorado, we had our first snow of the season. Yay! I know what some of you are thinking. It might be the opposite of yay...

 

Personal experience turned inspirational writing.