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Meet My Republican Friends

I get asked often why I decided to take this trip, this year around my own country. There are many answers I give, depending on the time allotted and the perceived interest of the person asking. Once in a while, … Continue reading

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What Craigslist Taught Me About Life Being A Journey

Jared came into the house to grab a neon yellow rope and to make sure I looked outside. He was trying not to laugh, but I could barely understand him around his half-suppressed giggles. “Oh man… seem like… nice kids… you … Continue reading

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What To Say When You Don’t Know What To Say

I spent most of the day Monday pissed off. I didn’t have one specific reason.  I was just… annoyed.  I was frustrated with passive aggressive behavior being directed around me – because the point of passive aggressive is that it’s … Continue reading

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The Ocean Doesn’t Care

“It doesn’t matter if you go to the ocean to fill up a thimble or a bucket, the ocean doesn’t care” – Wayne Dyer There is no better place to ask questions than beside the ocean. Because the ocean doesn’t … Continue reading

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She’ll be a woman, soon. A hairy, hairy woman who can reach anything she wants in the whole wide world.

“Is this for the shower?” Emma asked. I was going through my morning “get ready” routine while she and Devin waited patiently for me to take them to school. “Yep,” I replied. “What’s it do?” she asked. “It takes your … Continue reading

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Further Proof That I Was Raised By A Hippy.

“Your dreams don’t have to be at the expense of my dreams.” I believe in what airy fairy people call “abundance thinking”. What that means, basically, is that there is more than enough to go around.  Of time.  Of money.  … Continue reading

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