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When the interviewer gets interviewed

{Read the article: Part 1; Part 2} When you’re a timid introvert, a perk of being a reporter is that you’re never the subject of the story. Fresh out of college, I worked as a reporter for a small town … Continue reading

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Sunflowers (Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective)

Today, I photographed the third sunflower that’s bloomed in my basement this long, cold, lonely winter. It’s a little burst of summer sunshine that I thought was perfect for the weekly photo challenge theme of “perspective.” Despite its beauty, a … Continue reading

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If My Life Had a Soundtrack

This week’s Twisted Mixtape theme is “if my life had a soundtrack.” Well, it turns out my life does have a soundtrack, as long as you take a stroll with me through my YouTube channel. I hope it’s not too … Continue reading

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101 things in 3 minutes

(Video link) “Reach out your hand if your cup be empty, If your cup is full may it be again.” –”Ripple” by the Grateful Dead I still feel the effects of completing 101 things in 1001 days rippling through my … Continue reading

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New life amid the polar vortex

“If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man.” – Henry David Thoreau I called myself out back in November for not giving an earnest effort to grow sunflowers even though I had checked … Continue reading

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How to complete 101 things in 1001 days, a guest post

I’ve written before about how much completing my list meant to me, but just how should you go about making and completing a list of 101 things in 1001 days? Please check out my guest post today at Pick the … Continue reading

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COMPLETED: 101 Things in 1001 Days

COMPLETED: 101 Things in 1001 Days I completed 101 things in 1001 days, a quest that took a lot of my energy for the last two and three-quarter years, but gave back more than it took. My list took me … Continue reading

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Decluttering my closets (and my life)

See this little piece of wood with nails pounded into it? I don’t know what it is or why I saved it, so as I worked through the last cluttered area of my house, it was safe to say it … Continue reading

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I Am Only 9 Percent Human: What’s in My Gut

{Previous post: Give gut.} When I discovered that I am only 9 percent human, my curiosity compelled me to learn more about the microbes that outnumber my cells ten to one. These little buddies and I are a complex system … Continue reading

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Board Games … Bored Games

#55 (101 things in 1001 days): Play, give away, or throw out each of the 32 board games in my basement. Completing this task was much harder than I ever would have predicted. My family has been supportive and cooperative … Continue reading

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