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Distraction
TravelUncategorized
December 8, 2012

The Adventure Begins (Again!)

I just finished a journal I began in August. At the time I was living in San Francisco, going through the motions. Job, apartment, and friends were all good, but it felt like something was missing. I took a “date with Jackie” day, which essentially means spending most of the day alone doing whatever I feel like. Most of those…
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Chilis
New Experiences
November 20, 2012

#NaNoWriMo Live Blog Post

My favorite part of social media is the opportunity to meet new people and learn new things. It just so happens that in tonight's #NaNoWriMo Twitter feed, I met author, Brittany Severn, who invited anyone who would like to join her in live blogging for NaNoWriMo.  The goal of live blogging is to support one another in writing by documenting your journey…
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Running through Tea Fields in China
Trust
May 1, 2011

In-between Sizes

Remember that awkward puberty period?  That was fun.  Clothes were either too big or too tight.  Styles looked good one month and a sudden body shift would turn it into a trash item.  Our society addresses this idea of limbo with a somewhat negative connotation. There's a pressure to figure it out immediately, "What are your plans?" Although being in-between…
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New Beginnings
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March 14, 2010

Day 123: Sights Unseen

Helen Keller came up in conversation the other day. It led my friend and I into a discussion about which was more difficult: to be blind or deaf. If given the choice, my friend said he'd prefer to be deaf. Logically, this makes sense.  We live in such a sight-dominated world, but a life without music? Without voices? Birds? The…
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