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Aging and snus

It astounds me sometimes that I come from snus-chewing, John Deere loving, gun-toting rednecks. Not that I don’t exhibit a bit that charm still, lucky you. We all grew up with strange and inappropriate colloquialisms that we do not realize … Continue reading

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YOLO: What makes your body happy?

About a month ago my OB Gyn told me I had “concerning” cells in my uterus and that I had a good chance of having cancer. “Can’t I just go to El Salvador and Guatemala first and then do the … Continue reading

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Fearing Grief

I had an interesting moment while I was writing a Facebook post the other day. I re-posted a story about a journalist in Gaza whose 11 month old precious baby was killed in a wildly inaccurate targeted shooting. I will link … Continue reading

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White Flour

David Lamotte is a friend of mine. Of course, when you meet him, you pretty much become his friend. I teased that when I requested to be his FB friend, I was so proud to join 2,500 of his most … Continue reading

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On performing with Bono, happiness, and improbability

In about 3 weeks I will be facilitating a workshop about songwriting for peace and justice. I canNOT tell you how happy this makes me! Even pondering it just lights me up. Seriously, It is 85 degrees and I am … Continue reading

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The Crescent lunch counter

My mom died a little over 5 years ago in March. ON MY BIRTHDAY. For a few years I felt like she did it on purpose, dying on my Birthday. “That’s what you get for being on the outs with … Continue reading

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Organizing from the Inside

Organization is not my strongsuit. So when I had a conversation with a similarly organized creative friend a year ago, I started to become excited about developing a better system for myself. She happily told me that the trick was in discovering … Continue reading

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