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Blurred minds

How are you doing today? That big Midwestern snowstorm on Sunday left us with about eight inches of snow. Having lived in Upstate New York for seven odd years, my outlook on snow is probably skewed because this seemed like just an average snowfall.…

January 18, 2022
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Praxis

Did you see this article in the New York Times earlier this month? Do you have a word of the year? This is a lovely idea, especially for the anti-resolution crowd. Even though I am all about resolutions, I thought this was a beautiful…

January 13, 2022
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Daily rituals

I’ve been thinking a lot about Elizabeth Holmes‘s self-imposed daily schedule. The reporting around it seems to imply that it’s crazy, too rigid, but this is the same exacting schedule that every “successful” celebrity publishes. “Michelle Obama rises at 4:30 a.m. to workout!” (P.S.…

January 10, 2022
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Are you a different person now?

Happy new year. I hope you’re well, friends. If I haven’t seen lately you, please know that I miss you. The feelings that arise when I recognize that we are almost two years into this pandemic are many and complex, but mostly, there is…

January 5, 2022
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Always Starting Over

Music and movement. These are the twin pillars of purpose and pleasure that structure and support a meaningful and bearable life for me. To be honest, I’m probably touched a little with the ADD; I flounder without a focus. Music and movement are how…

January 30, 2021