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The Holiday Spirit Made Me Do It

The other day someone at work did something nice for me. If she hadn’t done it, I would have had to do all kinds of running around. What bothered (bothers) me though is that she said, “I shouldn’t do this … Continue reading

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Putting Back Together the Broken World

by Karen Y. Hamilton   Putting Back Together the Broken World with Words Half of what I say is meaningless but I say it as a way to reach you (A Beatles Song) How often have you read a story … Continue reading

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Morning Pages – Forever Searching for Images

~~A sideways trip…warning you now. Buckle up. Utter and complete nonsense.~~ Going for the words this morning. Candlelight wind blowing – light comes in and back out. Can’t see where the words even go most moments. Nonsense. We write nonsense. … Continue reading

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Tobias Wolff on writing

Writing is “very hard work and it absolutely requires all the conditions that make one a bore: You have to be alone a lot, you have to be rather sedentary, you have to be a creature of routine, you have … Continue reading

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Poetry is Not a Luxury

“As we learn to bear the intimacy of scrutiny, and to flourish within it, as we learn to use the products of that scrutiny for power within our living, those fear which rule our lives and form our silences begin … Continue reading

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Morning Pages: Rising from the Pit

by Karen Y. Hamilton, October 23, 2017     And this we must learn. That no matter how far into the pit you fall, you will rise from the ashes. I’ve been down there so many times that it’s become … Continue reading

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Playing our own little Game of Thrones

by Karen Y. Hamilton, October 11, 2017 “Larvatus prodeo, I come forward, masked.” René Descartes I’m not making a lot of friends lately. Might even be losing a few. Ah well, what’re ya gonna do? My research for the last … Continue reading

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Morning Pages: “They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.”

By Karen Y. Hamilton, October 8, 2017 The moon is up there in a mostly cloudless sky and I can’t resist the pull to put pen to paper. Yesterday was interesting. I am still surprised (dare I say saddened) at … Continue reading

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Embracing Imperfection: The Challenge of Finding the Perfect Relationship

Entering into this single world at the age of 54 has been an enlightening experience for me. I am finding that familiar words that I thought I had a clear understanding of are rather transient and tend to drift around in meaning depending on who you are talking to. What is the meaning of a relationship? Continue reading

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Video Journaling – Vournaling?

If vlogging is video blogging, is vournaling video journaling? Can you come up with a better term? Please share your thoughts!  

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