I’m considering a fast from exclamation points. I’m tired of equating them with smiley-ness, peppy-ness, and personable-ness. Have I neglected the other members of the punctuation family for the appeal of the “!” ? Whatever happened to a simple “Thanks.” or “See you soon.” with its inherent joy? Why does just plain “Thanks.” seem so […]

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Pursuit of the Work

It’s been a while since I’ve written anything new, so I thought I should give it a try.  I’m sitting at my laptop, having deleted the lines from the last three attempts I made to pen something interesting – thoughts about rediscovering hiking this year or musings about my inability to balance my personal interests.  […]

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A Time to Blog

Many times I’ve attempted to start a blog. I’d start one, time would lapse, and then I’d give up on the whole business. And then again I would try. And again I’d give up. It’s time to try again. As I use this month to abstain from all things “social media,” to try a little […]

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