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Feminist, activist, outdoor advocate, animal lover, chocolate shake lover, reader, watcher, talker, actor, speaker, worker, writer, urban adventurer, hustler, involved, passionate, excited, ready.

Learning to Learn

As part of my work duties, I was sent to photograph our representatives at the local 4th Street Forum panel debate. The debate is filmed and later broadcast on public television. Locally, it’s a pretty recognized event and on this day, the topic was one of a series on education. I was asked three times…

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The Wisdom of a Porcupine

I’ve been spending my summer doing something extraordinary. It’s something I once, long ago, set out to do and it is also something I’ve always wanted to do. It’s worth noting those things can be different, but not in this case. It’s not that I necessarily always wanted to act in a Renaissance Faire, more…

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Work is Taxing

Writer’s block is easily cured with a second cup of coffee, I’ve learned. Clearly, caffeine strokes the ego of my neurons just like they like and I’m again full of things to say. This week I’ve been thinking about work. The concept of work in general, not my work in particular. I love my work,…

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Return to CyberSpace

I know it’s been quite some time since I’ve written, but it’s not that I’ve been at a loss for things to say, just at a loss for WHICH to say first. Sunday writing routines have allowed me to script all sorts of juicy nuggets and competition pieces, free paragraphs, web content offerings and more.…

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Day 5 of the 35 DOJB

Ok, I’m exhausted already but I refuse to suggest it’s simply because I’ve decided to celebrate for five days in a row! In fact, some of my celebrating is really a stretch (art show Monday was really a work event…c’mon now!). Last night, my normal buckle down, watch television that really no one “must see”…

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