the comfort of the familiar

In a year with so much strangeness and newness and upheaval, the sight of something familiar can be a comfort. I've got my eye out for pumpkins. What about you?

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a needed reminder

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.”– Helen Keller Whether I'm reading the news, worrying about loved ones, smelling nearby fires,…

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no deprivation here

In mid-June, I tried something I’d never done before — a sensory deprivation tank. The version I went to is basically a very small room, just big enough to lie…

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a new approach to fishing

"You can give a man a fish and THEN teach him to fish, you know. And it's a lot easier to learn how to fish when you're not starving.”– Lore…

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