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Trial by Fire (Act Two)

I keep writing drafts about my second act – but it’s still so new.  Maybe this time next year, I’ll have enough to look back and reflect upon. 50 more words

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The Mouse Daughter (First Act)

There’s a fable I have heard often in my childhood about a childless holy man who takes home a mouse to his wife – and with their powers, they transform her into a perfect little girl, the one they’ longed for and never had.   158 more words

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Despair, Deliberation

There’s too much noise of my own choosing – as in, I am choosing distraction in all its forms.  Deliberately.

By lo.re.n.zo.

What I need is quiet for my mind and soul, and activity for my body.   55 more words

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Watering Hole

Going to the public pool with my family was the beginning of my weekend, rain or shine, snow or sun.  It was socialization with built-in barriers: whether floating on my back or diving deep, my family was close by, and I was left to my thoughts in the depths. 131 more words

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Ultimate Peace

If only I could recover that serenity, experienced as an infant in your arms.  I dreamed it was you, the other night…and woke up to find someone else, running fingers gently through my hair in concern. 16 more words

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"The Luxury of Slowness"

I have watched Tishani Doshi‘s TEDxPalermo talk at least once every day ever since my dance guru shared it with me – and each time, I’ve watched it two to three times in succession. 287 more words

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Contentment

In a recent essay titled “The Joy of Quiet” travel writer Pico Iyer finds contentment through focus – some might call it (self)absorption: 78 more words

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