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Photosensitivity Makes Anna Lyndsey a Girl in the Dark

In 2004, Anna Lyndsey’s face began to burn as she sat in front of her computer. Like the worst sunburn, like a hot torch. Her solution was a fan, blasting air directly onto her face as she typed. 947 more words

Book Reviews

Day 260 "The Laughing Buddha"

At seventeen, my mother married an airman, hopped on the back of his motorcycle and travelled across Canada to northern B.C. to begin a new life. 418 more words

Non-fiction

Vision for conversation

To share conversational space for reflection, for looking at our fears and our dreams, for moving forward even when the path is not so clear. What a beautiful vision! 195 more words

Hidden Treasures: A Redwood Forest without the Crowds

You remember your last trip to Muir Woods in Northern California.  You remember the stately redwoods soaring into the blue sky – or the fog, depending on the season.  484 more words

Travel

A Nature Child Of The 60s In Small-Town USA

Although it is easy to wax poetically and over-romanticize one’s childhood while looking back decades, my childhood days really were glorious. I lived in a tiny town of about 1000 people located in one square mile of New Jersey, very much in farmland. 1,392 more words

Memoir

Re-noir - Not Renoir

I was waking up to myself. A dream I had around this time suggested there was an urgency for more awareness. In the dream I was called before a panel of judges. 744 more words

Nancy Wait

Writing it all down.

“I have written you down now/You will live forever” -Bastille, “Poet”

Can I call myself a writer now?….how about now?

I’ve always envied people who, even from childhood, knew what they wanted to be when they grew up. 1,309 more words