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The power of 'No' and 'Yes' (as a shy person).

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These past few years, I have gotten far, far better at communicating my wants. This may seem trivial to a lot of you, as I am sure there are many out there who have never quite experienced problems in discerning what they really desire and go for everything gung-ho. 945 more words

University

Off the Cuff : Part 6 with Dietrich Kalteis and Martin J Frankson

We’re back with week six of our freestyle chat – no rules, no editing, and no net under us. Vancouver-based crime writer and author of… 1,246 more words

Martin J Frankson

Grim

I’m out here
in here
thinking
thinking, finally
that this is no time to be cute
and glib
perhaps instead
it should be an overdue… 20 more words

Writing

Should you ever find yourself needing to peel a LOT of apples

Should you ever find yourself needing to peel a LOT of apples, grab a power drill and a peeler

Off The Cuff

Off the Cuff / 09.01.14

And, just like that, it’s been two weeks since I wrote anything on this (or anywhere else, for that matter). So undisciplined, so disorganized.

Truthfully, I’ve been busy with a bunch of little things. 746 more words

Books

OFF THE CUFF: Newcomer blends in nicely

Maybe I’m just easily amused, but I get such a kick out of observing and analyzing the behavior of all the animals that hang out at the remote Texas County high country outpost where my wife Wendy and I reside. 1,045 more words

Doug's Column

Measuring up

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One of the worst parts of having schizophrenia is a continual self judgement that I have to measure up to others. Usually the others are normies that do not have a mental illness. 493 more words

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