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Viewing Myself: A Lesson in Acceptance

My partner David has a longstanding interest in photography. In the past few years he has upped his game by getting a good camera, studying photographic concepts, and taking lots of pictures. The ones that are not used for selling … Continue reading

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Listening to My Daughter’s Laughter

My daughter is visiting Massachusetts from LA where she is living and doing production work. A friend of mine has a house on Cape Cod and we went to get away and spend some time together. We thought we would … Continue reading

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The Woes and Joys of Being an Intermediate

About a year and a half ago I started a journey of becoming a metalsmith I had done creative beading and wire wrapping for many years, but up to that point never ventured into working with metal and torches. The … Continue reading

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Then, Later, Now — In Memory of Peter Marvit

Then, You wrote me love notes In your purple scrawl That only I could read. Your words so well-crafted, So witty, And sincere. Then, You gave me the book, The Giving Tree. And inside the front cover you wrote, “I … Continue reading

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Riding with the Blues — Take Two

Over six years ago I wrote a blog post on the imperative of riding to help manage my depression. (Link to blogpost) I spoke of the dialectic between my depression and my riding – a dialectic that remains to this day. … Continue reading

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The Art of Healing: The Sketchbook Project

So Sunday was Father’s Day. On Sunday, I thought what a good day to write about fatherhood and what it means to me. However, Sunday came and went and that post did not get written. The truth is that I … Continue reading

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Glacial Transformation and Miraculous Awareness

A very close friend of mine, Catherine Womack, writes a Sunday column for a popular blog “Fit is a Feminist Issue.” This week she wrote on “Easter – a meditation on rebirth, renewal, and change.” (http://fitisafeministissue.com/2015/04/05/easter-a-meditation-on-rebirth-renewal-and-change/) Last night we were … Continue reading

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