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Autumn Equinox

Today is the first day of autumn. In my hemisphere that signals shorter days, cooling weather, leaves turning color and then dropping, and animals preparing to hunker down for the cold, dark days to come. Autumn is my favorite time … Continue reading

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A Photo I Wish Didn’t Exist ~ Repost

I am reposting this important photo because the original post cut off the message of the photographer, Justin Hofman. Please read his comments below. This photo was posted by photographer Justin Hofman on Instagram, with permission to share. Justin writes: “It’s a … Continue reading

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A Photo I Wish Didn’t Exist

This photo was posted by photographer Justin Hofman on Instagram, with permission to share. Justin writes: “It’s a photo that I wish didn’t exist but now that it does I want everyone to see it. What started as an opportunity to photograph … Continue reading

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Remembering 9/11

“If we learn nothing else from this tragedy, we learn that life is short and there is no time for hate.” ~ Sandy Dahl, wife of Flight 93 pilot Jason Dahl

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Weekend Wildcard: It’s All About Me

It’s a peaceful Sunday morning. Rain is drizzling outside after too long of a dry spell. The air smells fresher, the flowers are standing straighter… and three people were killed yesterday and many more injured as a result of a … Continue reading

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Illusion

I put up walls to hide who I really was. I tried to create the persona I thought you wanted me to be, but those carefully constructed illusions didn’t hold up, and so you saw right through me. I put … Continue reading

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