Tag Archives: Identity

Framing The Shot :: Thoughts on our selectively public lives…

On my drive to work I passed, what appeared to be, a photo shoot on the sidewalk of a rather unglamorous road with nothing but shabby looking, overgrown grass on the other side. I gathered it was an engagement photo … Continue reading

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A Few Days In March :: Our story of life, love, heroes, healing, family, friends, providence and pain

I’ve been planning on writing this for some time now but I knew I had to get the timing right. Letting enough time pass that I could actually tell the story in it’s entirety and not feel overwhelmed or crushed … Continue reading

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Fast Feet :: Lessons In Humiliation

I am a runner. At least that’s what I tell myself (and others, when I think it may impress them). I’m pretty inconsistent and probably shouldn’t claim the hobby, but I do really enjoy it. A few years ago I … Continue reading

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Lunchroom Economics :: Thoughts on self-worth by association

I consider myself to be rather independent thinking. Not totally swept up in what’s popular. Not desperately looking for others approval. I consider myself to be beyond that. And I have proven myself wrong almost every day of my life… … Continue reading

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I Just Bought Identity, Affirmation & Love On Clearance…

I recently bought my very first clothing item from Abercrombie & Fitch (GASP!) Some of you are probably shocked because you’re offended by their sketchy marketing techniques and others of you are just offended because I’m 32 and too old … Continue reading

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Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Part 2

This is the second part of a series of posts that I started last week. Each week will address a different self-evaluating question that I am using to help focus the direction of my time and energy. Question 2 -What … Continue reading

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Questions That Will Direct The Course Of My Life…maybe :: Question 1

So, yesterday was my 32nd birthday and as anti-climactic as 32 is, it still seems like a good time to evaluate my life and the direction I’m headed in. It’s a chance to get honest about who I am and … Continue reading

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Bumper Stickers and Value

The other I day I saw a bumper sticker on a car that read, “You’re a loser. I’m a Goddess. Any questions?” Did I mention that the car was parked in a Walmart parking lot, where I’m sure the owner … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Discipline Of Trash Collection

Back in my college days I was a part of a scholarship “ministry team.” Which should let you know that I went to a Christian school, since nobody else gives you scholarships for “ministry.” The specific team I was on … Continue reading

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The Things We Do For Community… Even if that community speaks Klingon, wears skin-tight costumes in public, and carries the rank of lieutenant on an imaginary starship

So, I’m going to make a pretty big confession here. I’m a recovering “Trekky”(or Star Trek fan, for those of you too cool to know such things).  I hesitate to say this because I know what immediately jumped into your … Continue reading

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