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between a should and a hard place: the beauty of ongoing development

We can get stuck quite quickly in the belief that we should have it all together by the time we are in our mid-twenties. As if our whole identity should be formed and never-changing. 666 more words

Mindful Living

Chaos & Madness

One pour, can fix anything

Canadian Whiskey with no rocks

Plain like the plane over B.C.

Powerful like that amounting

To the best nights of poor indecision… 180 more words

Mental Illness

Mexico Blues

My thoughts are to you as I build this house. You’ll be indulged to know the foundation is strong like your will. The gutters carry the water like you carry yourself, gracefully with a smile. 89 more words


Identity Formations in Who Can Know the Heart

In the Books and Writers group in which I participate, someone asked about ideas for characters. I wrote back that mine usually just seemed to appear on the page. 131 more words


Welcome to The Frying Pan Blog!

When my mom was about 16 weeks pregnant with me, her doctor ordered an amniocentesis test. That sample of fluid revealed that I was healthy and that I was a girl. 591 more words


another phenomenal "Why Write?" answer

I am at the mouth of the world just staring in. So I write to find a version of myself I’m not at odds with.

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Women of a Certain Shoe

You won’t believe how often I ask young people the following question:

“When you were born, were you wearing shoes?”

Young children, I have found (and go with me here — this evidence is purely anecdotal), know the answer to this instinctively. 1,412 more words