Weekly Photo Challenge: NEW HORIZON

This week’s photo challenge from WordPress: “[W]e’re challenging you to think ahead and show your work in a representative photo. If you set New Year’s resolutions, give them some thought a few weeks early. If resolutions aren’t your style, show us something that you want to achieve — it could be setting a new goal, […]

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My 5 Most-Viewed Posts of All-Time

Okay – as described yesterday, I’m going to devote a few posts coming up here to some blog-archive-based lists. I’m starting with the one that is the most straightforward to compile: a brief list (with a little commentary!) of my most-viewed posts, courtesy of my blog stats. So: MY TOP 5 MOST-VIEWED POSTS OF ALL […]

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Sunrise

I’ve been in a little bit of a blogging slump lately. I’ve just had more going on inside my head than I’ve been able to verbalize, I guess. But I have been taking pictures! So, here are a few from a sunrise drive to Shenandoah National Park last weekend, with my ex and our kids: […]

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Life Attracts Life (revised)

[NOTE: I published what’s turned out to be the first draft of this post in late-October 2014. I wrote the original in kind of a free-form manner, just playing with some ideas. But the ideas have really stuck with me and I’ve been wanting to revise the post and clarify a few of my points […]

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Getting to the Roots of a Problem

One thing that’s becoming quite clear to me (as I write what is turning out to be something of a post series here) is that I’m feeling particularly drawn right now to imaginative ways of approaching my life. I think it’s because I’ve been struggling. And there are two ways to look at that kind […]

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From Ohio World to Virginia World

My ex and I are very good friends now – but it took us some time to get to this place. The “conscious uncoupling” method to ending a marriage has so many wonderful benefits to it….but make no mistake, it’s a challenge. Particularly in the beginning. It’s not particularly difficult or tricky anymore – but […]

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