not possible

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not possible

A weird thing happened. Since the election results first started showing the possibility of President Donald being a reality, two lines of a Cher song I haven’t heard in at least a decade, possibly longer, have been playing in my head. “If I could turn back time. If I could find a way…” I told […]

shake shake shake

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shake shake shake

I scare easily. Just yesterday, I was frightened by a trio of bunnies hopping out of some¬†bushes and a slice of red pepper that threatened to fall out of my fajita. Obviously I’m a bit too skittish for my own good, so a¬†couple of weeks ago I read a piece at a story-telling event. Each […]

heightened sense of absurdity

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heightened sense of absurdity

Trying to jump forward onto one’s own arms, and balance on your hands with the knees pressing into the triceps – I’m aware that this sounds absurd to most people. But this is one of those seemingly silly challenges that my yoga practice presents me with. Crow pose. Bakasana. It is kind of funny to […]

not yet twenty one

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not yet twenty one

Dr. Higman was in charge of the honors program while I studied at Eastern Washington University. One of his personal missions was to get as many small town kids as he could to travel outside our, shall we say, bubble. I was not yet twenty one. Compared to some of my classmates, I was quite […]