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No “There” There?

Coming up dry for ideas, I had invited three improv challenges from blog viewers and received them in short order. My first two responses were On NOT Borrowing Trouble and Taking the Plunge. (As always, readers’ comments go beyond my posts … Continue reading

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The End of a Relationship?

Originally posted on purringly:
This morning, I was made aware of that there’s a commenting problem going around in WordPress. On March 14, they changed something in their commenting system, and this is apparently causing problems. Some people can’t comment…

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A Little Game of Tag — Wanna Play?

Fellow blogger Jen of Random Acts of Writing [ + Art]  challenged me in a recent post to a little game of Tag. Nowadays the idea of playing tag leaves me languid in an armchair, but when I was a … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story Footnote: Me and Medusa?

The comments on recent A Christmas Story — Kind Of were funny and interesting and ultimately provocative. Why did it take me four tries to post a Self-Portrait on sister blog A View from the Woods that showed more than a shadow, … Continue reading

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A Post About — Comments!

There’s ham and eggs, brownies and milk, winter and summer, and POSTS AND COMMENTS.  The one makes the other go, the other pulls the one along. I’m sure I have the most thoughtful, interesting readers anywhere. Your lively comments can enlarge my small … Continue reading

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‘Tis a Gift to be Simple —

“Simplicity is the utmost sophistication.”– Leonardo da Vinci (Photo of a textured wall in San Miguel de Allende, a sophisticated colonial city in Central Mexico which is deceptively simple to the careless observer.)

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What are You Afraid of?

One of the blogs I regularly check out is John Weeren’s About Zen. A while back he posted a story that really opened my eyes wide — A zen student asked: “Can zen help you deal with fear?” The master said: … Continue reading

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Run-up to Thanksgiving: Let’s hear it for our computers!

Sheila Fox of Foxfire56, a business and social networking blog, has mulled it all over for a long time (years, she says) and come up with 10 reasons why we should all appreciate, love, and give thanks for our computers. … Continue reading

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