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May
18
Countercultural Practices

Countercultural Practices

> “Dwelling, lingering, pondering, listening, praying- these are all countercultural practices. They slow us into a silence that has to be
1 min read
May
16
Orwell on Artistic Political Writing

Orwell on Artistic Political Writing

Orwell said: [https://www.orwellfoundation.com/the-orwell-foundation/orwell/essays-and-other-works/why-i-write/] > “What I have most wanted to do throughout the past
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May
15
Open Letter to Inmate 157103

Open Letter to Inmate 157103

We know what you did. The 200 mile drive wasn’t accidental and a leisurely drive to visit old friends
2 min read
May
14
Too Funny to Fail and the Gifts of Failure

Too Funny to Fail and the Gifts of Failure

Dana Carvey, [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dana_Carvey]the comedic legend of Saturday Night Live fame, was riding high
4 min read
May
12
Our Little Window

Our Little Window

From writer Brian Doyle [https://lithub.com/on-brian-doyles-mystical-genre-exploding-work/]: > “We’re only here for a minute,” Brian once reminded us. “We’
1 min read
May
11
Thy Kingdom Come (Aramaic translation)

Thy Kingdom Come (Aramaic translation)

Create your reign of unity now- Through our fiery hearts And willing hands. Let your counsel rule our lives, Clearing
1 min read
May
10
Winning Time and the Curse of Competition

Winning Time and the Curse of Competition

The last episode of Winning Time [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winning_Time:_The_Rise_of_the_Lakers_Dynasty] reveals
3 min read
May
09
A Place I Love...

A Place I Love...

Head west down Main Street and when you see the pier on the left, take the small ramp down to
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May
04
How to Be a Poet

How to Be a Poet

(to remind myself) [https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/wendell-berry] i Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet.
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Apr
28
What Do I Write About?

What Do I Write About?

From Frederick Buechner: > “Write about what truly matters to you—not just things to catch the eye of the world
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