Too Much

The details aren’t important. For me, it’s the lessons learned. Recently, I found myself in a situation that I thought was going to be relaxing, and even fun. I had enjoyed a similar situation before, but this one, while more or less the same, was not the relaxing experience I had wanted it to be. […]

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A Year of Peace

The search for peace is an important one. Meditation is rarely a topic on this blog, and for good reason. You either get it or you don’t, and the latter isn’t easily converted. I understand. For years, I didn’t think that meditation could help in any tangible way, or maybe I never really considered it. […]

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It’s that time of year once again. On the brink of turning 31, I thought about last year’s birthday. It was a momentous occasion, and the celebration was exactly what I wanted it to be. At my stepmother’s house, I was surrounded by friends and family. Not everyone was there, but there were enough people […]

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Sleepless in Medford

My alarm went off and I groaned. I had tapped out early the night before, in hopes that I’d get a nice restful sleep before volunteering the next day. The reality was a little different. After many different positions, sweating through two tank tops, and an hour’s worth of sleep, I was done. When I […]

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