there’s only one of you

A little over a year ago – more? I don’t even know. I think that’s what comes of having spent so much of the last year on the road –  Neil Gaiman developed a series of short stories as part of a project...

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keep on keepin’ on

Sometimes you just have to. Keep on keepin’ on. Even when there’s funky shit going down in the city. Maybe especially then. The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it. ~CC Scott Because keeping...

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training as a warrior

This has been another autumn of helping high school seniors with their applications to college. This year, I worked only in the after-school program. At first, not being in the AVID classroom during the school day felt like yet...

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the things that sustain us

After five months of being ill, and two surgeries, I am on the other side. I am recovering. I am healing. I am building up my strength. I am a MAGIC HEALING PERSON. Or so one of my surgeons tells me. (I like him.) There were...

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the hills are alive

I had a hard time choosing a photo to go with this month’s light quote for my one little word. Only because I wanted to share something old from Greece. I opened that folder. And fell head-first like Alice down the rabbit...

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new growth

It’s time for another quote for my one little word – 2012 version. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. ~Leonard Cohen, Anthem I am counting on this. My heart is cracked open right...

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