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Day 365: Still

I still have so many boxes squirreled away that still need unpacking. And I still have lots and lots of stuff in storage, which some day I will need to sort through again. And I still have clutter piling up … Continue reading

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Day 364: …

What is there to say that hasn’t already been said in some way over the past 363 days? Today, I started off the morning sitting quietly. I started a fire in the fireplace and sipped my coffee. My oldest child … Continue reading

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Day 363: Miss

“Miss” is not for missing a post yesterday–I actually had a blog entry written, and I thought I had hit “Publish,” but apparently not…. No, “miss” has two other meanings for me today. I suppose part of what I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Day 362: Entrust

What else have I learned? That I like to share. Sure, I get it. I can only experience my own experiences. This moment is, fundamentally, my moment to live. But still: I like to share. I think of all the … Continue reading

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Day 361: Embrace

Here’s a challenge to continue working on, long after the end of this blog: learning how to embrace without grasping. I’ve done a lot of letting go this year, though probably more of the material than the emotional kind. In … Continue reading

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Day 360: Home

I used to think of myself as more of a nomad than a homebody. I have always loved to travel, and I still do get a huge kick out of exploring new places. But it’s also become increasingly clear to … Continue reading

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Day 359: Surround

This morning, we were opening presents around the tree. My wife fell a bit behind in opening her own packages, which our youngest had been doling out to each of us. My wife looked to her left and to her … Continue reading

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