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Revelations of Dirty Hair

“You wash your hair every day?” my hairdresser said kindly, but clearly surprised. “Um, yes,” I said. I instantly felt I’d been caught in the act, though I’d no idea there was an act to be caught in. In that … Continue reading

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Speaking True

I have been reading, Escaping Into the Open: The Art of Writing True, by Elizabeth Berg. She says to write like you walk, without forethought or planning, to write freely in one session and edit it in another. She describes … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Effort and Stillness

The more I experience life, the more I realize that profoundly true things are almost always paradoxical. They have aspects that seem contradictory but are actually not contradictory at all. And humans have a hard time making space for that—it … Continue reading

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The Editing Process (or How Time Reveals)

I was putting off working on a presentation. I presented it for the first time back in February, and now I needed and wanted to revamp it for a different venue in November. But after so many months away from … Continue reading

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