Monthly Archives: February 2018

Oh, grow up already!

As so often happens, when an idea begins poking at the edges of my unconscious, I see reminders of it in other areas of life – an occurrence blamed on our “reticular activating system.” It’s why when we’re shopping for a … Continue reading

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As long as you are watching.

“Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking.” ~ J.C. Watts (and others) Conversely, what about doing the right thing especially when others are watching? Most of us have had moments (too many, in my experience) when it was … Continue reading

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The journey, not the destination (Yeah, right!)

Persistence: firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition Another whirlwind week on the writing/campaign journey, and the parallels continue to astound me. As any writer knows, persistence is key to this life … Continue reading

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Parallel journeys: writing and politics

As an introverted (if opinionated) writer, I have never imagined myself taking the bizarre leap I was offered this week. Of course, I said that about teaching, too, and I’ve been doing that for seven years now. But this is … Continue reading

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