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Dear Mr. & Mrs. Know-it-all,

Dear Mr. & Mrs. Know-it-all,

In The American Scholar, his speech to Harvard graduates, Ralph Waldo Emerson proclaimed, “Life is a dictionary!” encouraging Americans, especially the young scholars in front of him, to trust their own experiences: direct, sensory experience in nature, if they truly wanted to live a life of learning. 922 more words



Dear Jane I
Didn’t want to
upset her but
I feel much better
After such a sweet
Non-love letter
I’m free
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I'm a sucker for those romantic movies! 

Happy Valentines Day Everyone ❤

Like the title says I’m a sucker for romantic movies, I’m seriously a hopeless romantic… Which I honestly think is a dying breed, which is a damn shame 😣 … 450 more words


Dear Efficient Utilitarian Student,

Dear Efficient Utilitarian Student,

It’s not your fault that you were raised with the great American values of utility and efficiency. These values are enacted and followed by virtually everyone around you– your parents, your school, your government; they’ve been enacted throughout most of American history, especially in the Industrial Revolution, in the world of corporations, and throughout most of modern and contemporary society. 828 more words


A Note to the Spiritual Academic

Dear Spiritual Academic,

According to the super cute monk, Thich Nhat Hanh,

“Insight can’t be found in sutras, commentaries, or Dharma talks. Liberation and awakened understanding can’t be found by devoting ourselves to the study of Buddhist scriptures. 191 more words

Dear John

The Exchange Series is now complete!

With the release of Dear John last week, The Exchange Series is now complete.

I had always maintained that I wouldn’t ever write a series because I never thought I’d be able to continue with the momentum of one, but with The Exchange Series, because I wasn’t writing a continuous story about the same characters, I found it easier – even if it did take me over a year to write 4 short novellas. 113 more words


The Invitation

The universe has invited me to write this blog far too many times to count.

I grew up in rural Indiana and now my family lives in Texas. 384 more words