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Pain(t)ing by numb(ers)ness

On the tips of silken whiskers
Upon the shadows of our hearts
Crawls a low and tender whisper
Hurling pain lest we depart

From the light that hangs so brightly… 63 more words

The Last 6 Months Of 2016

Why I am scared of living my dream! (And 4 ways I'm dealing with it).

Yes, you read correctly!

Living my dream is bloody terrifying! It’s tough and it means pushing myself in ways I’ve never pushed before.

If I woke up and didn’t want to do something, I used to say to myself we’ll try again tomorrow/after work/when I felt more in the mood/after X, Y and Z on the to-do list, etc. 714 more words


It’s getting harder and harder to talk myself into leaving the house some days.  I guess it’s a kind of agoraphobia.  But like today, it feels like fall, everybody else in this household is out of town, and I’m trying to talk myself into driving down to the coast to go birdwatching.   64 more words

Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway

Feel the fear & force ourselves to do it anyway

This morning I sat with my first coffee of the day on the front bench.  The air was cool but the sun was strong enough to warm me.  1,035 more words

The Overwhelming Power of Fear (and how to break it down)

Last week I spent close to an hour trying to convince a 17 year old student not to throw away a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. It was one of the most intense and honest conversations I’ve had in 16 years of working in higher education. 1,492 more words

Everyday Life

I'm Coming Out...

My new friends and neighbours still don’t know what I do and I am looking for a way to tell them.

The answer comes in the form of a newsletter my son brings home from school. 850 more words