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Walking Across Scotland – A Five Year Anniversary

Five years ago I arrived back home to my island north of Seattle after walking across Scotland. Since then, much has changed. And, of course, much has remained the same. Change is inevitable, and conscious travel amplifies it. Amidst the … Continue reading

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Honor Excerpts

The book received an honor recently. Unlike many authors who enter contests and competitions, I don’t seek such things. I’m more interested in what people such as yourselves say and think. Evidently, one thought enough to pass along my name. … Continue reading

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Which Story Did You Read

Tell a story to a friends and each will hear something different. Eight people listening to one person’s story about an unrequited romance may hear nobility, stupidity, innocence, bad timing, glaring blind spots, social commentary, humor, or hope. And, that’s … Continue reading

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Learning To Find Joy

A friend had a bad day. There’s a lot of that going on. (Want to read my story? Check out my other blog.)  We call to check on each other as good friends do. His day required a list of … Continue reading

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Feeling My Way Across Scotland

I expect most folks remember the Walking and the Drinking part of the title, but the Thinking went on during and around both. That wasn’t the idea, but that’s what happened.That’s the part that changed my life. A grand claim, … Continue reading

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Every Moment Every Emotion

Saturday I gave a talk and slideshow at the Langley Library (here on Whidbey, not the Langley near D.C.). Nice crowd. There were a few empty seats, but not many. Impressive, especially considering the weather, which was appropriately Scottish. Scotland … Continue reading

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Listening To Myself

“The best way to feel, to sense, the world is to be active enough to get out into it, and quiet enough to observe it.” – Tom Trimbath I’m looking forward to hearing the podcast of Monday’s Isle Of Arts … Continue reading

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