Category Archives: Personal

Wonder

Words underlined in a recently finished book: How long has it been since you were fascinated by your shadow? It mesmerized you the first time you noticed it, yet you probably pay it no mind now. Did it lose its wonder, or did you lose your wonderment?  __ I’m not sure how to do this....

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Seventy Years & A Flip of a Bird

It happened often. Not daily, by any means. Not even monthly, I’m sure. But it happened enough that I remember it. I don’t remember each time it happened, of course, but I’m quite certain I recall the very first time it happened. I must have been a pre-teen or perhaps in my early teens. I’m...

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Everyday for Eight Years

Maybe it seems like a silly thing to do. Perhaps, a waste of time. Day after day, year after year, picture after picture. If I’m being honest, there are a few days, every year, when I consider giving it up. Usually, it happens sometime during November. Darkness falls early, inspiration wanes, doubt creeps in. Maybe...

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The Eve of New Year

A journal entry from last year, on the eve of the new year: There are challenges ahead that I don’t yet know. Challenges that, for today, I do not feel equipped. This year will present opportunities, hardships, moments of joy, and I’m sure, moments of sadness. Next year, I will look back at 2019 and...

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