Monthly Archives: December 2016

Vulnerability and Intimacy

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions anymore. They always seemed to be an exercise in failure. I pick one word to guide my decisions in the coming year and to see how that word shows up in my life. I … Continue reading

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Confucius Says by Veronica Li

I discovered this book accidentally by a referral through a book group I generally don’t pay enough attention to. I won’t be making that mistake again. Confucius Says is a heartbreaker of a novel. Some people reacted to the choice … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye to People We Wish We Really Knew

This is why I haven’t written for a few days. I was so floored by the loss of these two artists that I didn’t know how to respond. I wasn’t a true fan of Carrie Fisher, but even I know … Continue reading

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Have a Creative Christmas!

I was searching for one of those amazing book Christmas trees that was all lit up when I stumbled on this. I instantly fell in love. Making this kind of tree would be so much fun! If only I had … Continue reading

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I Have No Words.

I have no words because I’ve been comparing myself to others again. I’ve been following new disabled writers who write with fire and passion to advocate for themselves and others. I’ve been reading new novelists¬† whose words flow together as … Continue reading

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We’re All Paper Angels At This Time of the Year

I generally avoid all the Christmas movies at this time of year. Occasionally one catches my attention, though, and reminds me of what Christmas is supposed to be. I watched the movie Paper Angels a few days ago and caught … Continue reading

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Let’s All Be Love Dogs

I’ve had a bit of a vulnerability hangover since posting my last time. I spent two days working on attitude adjustment, but I still feel the need to take a step or two back. I discovered this poem by Rumi … Continue reading

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