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Lucky

#Reverb14 is the opportunity for us to reflect and project throughout 2014.   Each month, Kat, Sarah and I will be posting on a new prompt.  Please check out the #ProjectReverb main page and join in. Luck: Is luck what … Continue reading

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Podcast

I’ve been taking a brief break lately – not fully intentional!  I was recovering from surgery, then travel, then more travel and a couple of huge projects, then I got wildly, unexpectedly sick.  Bah humbug.  I’m on the mend now, but … Continue reading

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High Resolution

It has been a wild six weeks. As you may have noticed, I usually participate in our #Reverb project, however, this year, some unexpected personal and professional matters overtook my December.  A few weeks ago, I got the news that … Continue reading

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Shine

Kat, Sarah, and I have once again collaborated on Project Reverb — a prompt-a-day writing project throughout the month of December.  Check out the Project Reverb page for instructions, and to sign up to receive the #Reverb13 prompts in your … Continue reading

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Grapevine

Paul and I drove to Yosemite for my family’s 30th year celebrating Thanksgiving in the Woods. On our way through the Grapevine, Paul marvelled at the overwhelming police presence.  Between Castaic and Fort Tejon, he noticed six or eight highway … Continue reading

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After School Special

These have been hard years. This really occurred to me when my brother knocked at my door on the morning before the Marathon — after he escaped the Nightmare That Was Los Angeles Under Siege:  These have been very hard … Continue reading

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Grace, Gratitude, and Living Overseas

A Guest Post by my friend Jennifer Lyn King ***************************************************************************** If you ask me on a normal day what I’m thankful for, you’d likely hear me mention ice water and sunshine, the flowers still blooming outside, or the sweet hug … Continue reading

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The End, and Back to the Start

We left Kyoto, and arrived in Hakone, without clear direction.  For instance, there was a rickety little tram-train that went from the bullet train station to the mountain town of Hakone, but the travel agent didn’t communicate the specifics of … Continue reading

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The Kyoto Experience

We left Miyajima for Hiroshima for Kyoto as the sludgy rain turned to afternoon sunshine. Due to the dregs of a typhoon that had been swirling over the country and that had flooded parts of the train tracks, as well … Continue reading

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Sacred Places

We took the bullet train to Hiroshima from Tokyo. It was a five hour trip, and I was still trying to settle into vacation mode, so I was a bit touchy. The train ride gave me a little time to … Continue reading

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