Tag Archives: Reverb10

Soul Food

The day was warm and muggy. It was June, and we were in Philadelphia for a conference. The meetings and exhibits shut down early that day, and we had an entire afternoon of freedom. We wandered down the couple of … Continue reading

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Dear Fifteen-Year-Old Self

Dear Fifteen-Year-Old Self, I tried to find a picture of you, but I couldn’t. Because you don’t have a digital camera yet. And all those film photos you’ve been taking? Yeah. They’re in a box at Mom and Dad’s house. … Continue reading

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beyond avoidance

There are a lot of things I should have done this year and didn’t. I should have written more. I should have photographed more. I should have called friends. Or better yet, written some good old-fashioned letters. I should have … Continue reading

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“As my suffering mounted I soon realized that there were two ways in which I could respond to my situation–either to react with bitterness or seek to transform the suffering into a creative force.” :: Martin Luther King, Jr. :: … Continue reading

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lesson to self

The most important thing I learned about myself this year is how important it is to keep investing in me…

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What if: …when things don’t happen the way we plan, we could change our perspective, let go of our broken expectations of a circumstance, a place, a job, a person, ourselves? And be willing to see that our vision is … Continue reading

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down Memory lane

What do I most want to remember about 2010? If I could only choose certain memories to keep from the past year, which ones would I take to carry with me in life? I spent a good fifteen minutes contemplating … Continue reading

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in appreciation of Time

What I have come to appreciate, or value, most this past year is Time. Fleeting, coy, and winsome Time. Does anyone else feel like the year 2010 went by much faster than any year previously? I absolutely do. And I’m … Continue reading

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