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What’s the point you’re making?

‘Two years isn’t a long time in your life, but at age 20 it can be significant.’

That’s one of the comments I received in response to a survey I did last year of 180 ‘Chalkies’, conscripted Australian teachers who were sent to Papua New Guinea as part of their two-year compulsory National Service between 1966 and 1973. 691 more words


mother mary

I’m not sure how my mother came by this statuette. It is one of the many things of hers which I kept after she passed away. 243 more words


Classroom Anxieties: A College Case Study

This last semester of mine is offering a perfect case study in what classroom atmosphere and professor approach is more applicable to my learning style and my social anxieties. 374 more words

Non-fiction Writings

Acceptance of the Yesterday's

Acceptance of the yesterday’s are the shadows that promise there is light just beyond the curve. These are words that keep coming to me, they are my words, I didn’t read them anywhere. 333 more words

The metamorphosis of who we will be

The topic of transformation, metamorphosis, growth, change, (insert whatever word works for your personal journey) has been front and center for me lately. I like to bring up the things that are hard to talk about. 448 more words

Patreon launch for Rethinking the Job Culture

Recently I wrote about the need for me to find ways to stay job-free so I can do my Work.  Since I am now functioning under what is essentially… 450 more words

About Me

What's A House Got To With It?

Most of us remember the nuances of the houses we grew up in. We know the nooks and crannies, and the sounds the house makes when it settles and groans. 836 more words