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Begin Again

Life is full of opportunities. In order to utilize them, we must take that first step. Four years ago on Tuesday, February 22 (2/22) at 2:00 pm, and dubbed “Two’s day” by either my sister or dearest friend, Karin, I put one foot in front of the other and had my first mastectomy.   360 more words


For the Week of February 22, 2015: Waiting

In Worcester, Massachusetts,

I went with Aunt Consuelo

to keep her dentist’s appointment

and sat and waited for her

in the dentist’s waiting room.


(From “In the Waiting Room,” by Elizabeth Bishop  819 more words

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Movement to unlock creativity

When I close my eyes and settle into savasana at the end of a yoga class, the final relaxation pose, I am often flooded with scenes from future stories. 219 more words


For the Week of February 15, 2015: Our First Best Friends

A friend is someone who likes you.
It can be a boy…
It can be a girl…
(From:  A Friend is Someone Who Likes You, … 1,190 more words

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For the Week of February 8, 2015: The Memories Our Objects Hold

The phone rang late yesterday afternoon just as I’d decided to postpone my weekly shopping for another day, unwilling to face the crowded aisles of the stores.  828 more words

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For the Week of February 1, 2015: Sports Talk as Metaphor

I take the snap from the center, fake to the right, fade back…

I’ve got protection. I’ve got a receiver open downfield…

What the hell is this? 887 more words

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Books That I Am Excited About: Dr. Timothy D. Wilson's "Redirect: Changing the Stories We Live By"

In case you didn’t already know, expressive writing can benefit our overall health.

A recent New York Times blog post by Tara Parker-Pope, Writing Your Way to Happiness… 229 more words

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