Monthly Archives: May 2013

Good Enough

I wrote a bio for a close friend that included the words “multi-award winning” and it spiraled me into what I shall call a contemplative study, but professionals might diagnose as melancholia. I’m extremely proud of this friend who’s had … Continue reading

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The Attack of the Killer Collies

“There is no living thing that is not afraid when it faces danger. The true courage is in facing danger when you are afraid.” – L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful World of Oz Danger met me square in the face … Continue reading

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Slow and Steady Wins the Race: Lessons from the Tortoise

“The secret of success is constancy to purpose.” – Benjamin Disraeli I’ve been in a battle grappling with my mortal enemies: self-doubt and despondency. They lurk in corners and trail me like two dark shadows, nipping at my heels. Sometimes, … Continue reading

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A Pool By Any Other Name

I like to believe I was the catalyst for all of the cool things my family owned, thanks to my relentless persistence and constant badgering. By “cool things,” I mean a dog. And a pool. My parents would probably tell … Continue reading

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