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  • 2022-12-03 New Leaf #2 🍂

    2022-12-03 New Leaf #2 🍂

    Leaf number 2: Personal Poetic Pursuits 🍂 I put a great deal of time and mental energy into TGLR. My little literary passion project that’s neither little nor just mine. Our team now has over 20 people and the whole organization, process, and published journal rely on me to hold up my end of the […]

  • 2022-12-02 New Leaf #1🍁

    2022-12-02 New Leaf #1🍁

    Welcome to December.  Months seem to turn over like eyes blinking.  And as they do, it always feels like an opportunity to turn over new leaves. 🍃🍁🍂 I wonder where that saying comes from but can’t get distracted from my current topic, which is about what I’ve decided to do with my life in December.  […]

  • 2022-11-28 Big Magic ~ The Prequel

    2022-11-28 Big Magic ~ The Prequel

    I’ve thought about writing. I’ve opened a number of google docs, added the date as a temporary title, and then stared blankly at the little black cursor blinking innocently back at me.  My mind flips through the Rolodex of thoughts that plague me and keep me awake at 3 am. I want to pick something.. […]

  • Protected: 2022-11-20 Using Gratitude to Change an Attitude

    Protected: 2022-11-20 Using Gratitude to Change an Attitude

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  • Protected: 2022-11-10 Therapy Part One and The List Part Two

    Protected: 2022-11-10 Therapy Part One and The List Part Two

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  • 2022-11-05 What is life…

    2022-11-05 What is life…

    …but a series of explorations and experiments. Some turn out great and some don’t. Each, in a way, informs the next. Maybe you do the same experiment over and over, changing a few of the variables each time to see how it alters the outcome. You might even do the same thing in the exact […]

  • Protected: 2022-11-04 The List

    Protected: 2022-11-04 The List

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  • 2022-11-01 Latest and Greatest Austin Adventure Wrap-Up

    2022-11-01 Latest and Greatest Austin Adventure Wrap-Up

    It’s 10:34 on a Monday night… but not any Monday night. It’s Halloween Night and just also happens to be my last night in Austin. I’ve been here longer than I usually stay. Normally, I would leave on Sunday or Monday at the latest, but I wanted to ride out the holiday down here and […]

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