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Midnight ramblings

It has been a rough couple of weeks. Rowan (our border collie) died rather suddenly last Monday and since then I’ve been riding a roller coaster of exhaustion, grief, training, joy at memories, excitement at a forthcoming competition, grief at the memories of other dogs remembered, joy at the imminent arrival of a new puppy, guilt at feeling happiness instead of focussing on grief, the ups and downs of training (some days are great, some off; that’s training most times, but stress exacerbates this pendulum) and exhaustion at trying to balance all the pieces of life on any given day. 1,275 more words

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Stay on the Path

About once a year, I indulge in a Lord of the Rings re-watch.

I’ve seen the trilogy more times than I can count, and it nevers get old. 638 more words

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I think the phrase “various and sundry” is funny

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In Memoriam: Carrie Fisher (1956-2016)

The first person I ever wanted to be was Princess Leia.

I was four years old, and I lived in a little apartment with my mother. 387 more words

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Looking forward and chalking up

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. About commitment, about choosing to continue pursuing something in the face of obstacles, about why we continue to flail at things that repeatedly kick us square in the soul, and what is is that makes it not only possible, but almost inevitable that we will get back up and try again. 949 more words

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On Moviegoing, Criticism, and Not Being a Dick

Had myself a bit of a Twitter rant this morning…

It should go without saying that the reverse statement—liking fantasy-based entertainment rather than reality-based entertainment doesn’t make you better than anyone else—is equally true. 18 more words

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