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Don't your shoes make you happy?

There are certain life coach in the literature who think that we should give up the things that do not make you happy. Simplify your life, less is more. 244 more words

Feeling Old Before We're Old

“We’re getting pretty old, aren’t we?” When I was 25, a woman I was dating said this to me. It was the first time I had ever considered growing old, outside of abstract thoughts and stoned existential crises. 1,067 more words


26 Memory Maps

I’ve contributed to the 26 Memory Maps project, in which a set of writers were asked to create a map, then an accompanying 150-word text and explanation. 23 more words


A couple of days ago Kylie and I went for a trail run. The trail is a short out and back that meanders up and down along Rattlesnake Creek. 484 more words


I love you more (a letter to my Grandma)

It has been almost five months since God called you home. I still can’t believe how I am handling it, I am handling it a lot better than I thought I would. 858 more words

A Roman Holiday

My Roman Holiday: Opera, Tango, Friendships

By scheduling midweek roundtrip flights, I was able to find inexpensive short flights to Rome from Tampa to extend my stay in Italy beyond the one week Tuscany adventure planned with friends. 2,310 more words

Coming 'Round the Mountain

Coming ‘Round the Mountain (part of my Blowing on Embers series)

Is there anything quite like the sweet scent of a dew-kissed early morning—especially in our green southern mountains? 727 more words

Living On The Diagonal