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Say a Little Prayer

This past Sunday I went to the Compline Service at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral. Compline is an end of day service that consists of psalms, short passages from scripture and …

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Seattle to Los Angeles (and Back Again)

When an agave plant blooms, it is basically telling the world it is ready to die. After weathering alternating cycles of drought and rain for 10 to 25 years (or …

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Life is Beautiful

I just finished a 2,600-mile road trip, and I am completely spent. But it’s a good kind of tired. The kind that tells you that you’ve done an excellent job …

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Driving 1250 Miles to See A Tree

It’s hard to steal away the time to write while you’re on vacation, but it’s Tuesday and I made a commitment to write and see what comes of it. I …

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The Man at Starbucks

There is an Asian man who sits in the Starbucks in the highrise that I work at. I presume he’s homeless mostly because he’s there every single day, all day …

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Remembering Teenage Angst

I am reading David Sedaris’s book, Theft by Finding right now. It’s comprised of little snippets of his diary between 1977-2002 and per usual, it’s hilarious. And it’s also filling …

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Marie Kondo-ing My Brain

I was in Portland, Oregon, over the weekend and had lunch at corner bistro I used to dine at when I was 19 years old. It’s a block or so …

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And So It Begins

Eleven years ago, I started my first blog, called Bacon is My Enemy. I was trying to lose weight and thought I would blog about it as a way of …

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