Life

Settling Down

I just moved for the fourth time in four years. Four crossing state lines kind of moves. This latest move is different because I don’t know when the next move will happen. The next big move, that is. In about a year we’ll do an in-town move when we buy a house, and that’s part …

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Writing

Creation Takes Trust

When people ask what I do and I tell them I’m a writer and an editor, they usually get this glazed look in their eyes as they say, “Oh, that’s interesting,” in a tone of voice which simultaneously suggests an inability to come up with any other response as well as a sense of wonderment …

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flaky me

I have a bag that I carry with me to work every day. I like to think of it as my “bag o’ fun.” This bag is separate from my purse, which is somewhat like a junk drawer. It’s important to keep junk and and fun separate, you know. I use my bag o’ fun …

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Life

irrational me

Late last week I went to the doctor. I’ve been having some back/chest pain and difficulty breathing. Since breathing is important, I decided that I’d go see a doctor. It was the first time I’ve been to a general practice doctor in about 10 years. I don’t know where it comes from, but I have …

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the end of the world

Last night I had a dream that it was the end of the world. It’s the second time (that I remember) that I’ve had an end-of-the-world dream. The first one was a few years ago, and it happened at about this time of year…the season of Advent. The first dream was much more Advent-ish than …

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