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A Honest Conversation

A few days ago, I was listening to a podcast hosted by a clinical psychologist and a guest therapist speaker. This podcast episode was about the attachment style of a fictional character, how it was influenced by her family dynamics, and how it influences her interactions with romantic partners, friends, and family. 415 more words


How's the Air up There?

“Photographs open doors into the past, but they also allow a look into the future.” — Sally Mann

It’s always fascinating to see something familiar from a different angle, and equally interesting to see how a place evolves over time.  23 more words

Archival Photographs

The wheel has turned once more

The wheel has turned once more
The winds of change are blowing
The tree leaves that whisper “It’s time for a new start”
The old cycle is ending, a new one is beginning… 149 more words

What Next?

I needed (or so I thought) a handy dandy repairman to fix a few things gone awry in my humble little abode. A gate was falling apart, a tap was dripping and a doorbell had a hole in it which prevented it from ringing. 180 more words

52 Ancestors...so far away...

This 52 Ancestors theme was left very open to interpretation and I have spent much of this week considering it. A week during which I spent more time than I probably should have squinting at my Facebook and Instagram feeds on my phone, updating my tablet’s OS, and typing on my laptop. 716 more words

Family History

United We Stand

Long ago in my 1949 grade eight class, the lesson was about working together for the good of all. I can still hear the teacher’s voice intoning the above message and I’ve never forgotten it. 169 more words

Differences Between my First Year of College and Gradaute School

Recently, I finished my first year of graduate school and it went smoother than I thought it was going to go. My freshmen year of college was really rough for a number of reasons so I kind of expected or was prepare for some of those same issues to arise again. 565 more words