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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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Do It Different

It’s been a while. So it goes with the life of a non-fiction book. As a person they live the events. As a writer they spend months or years turning memories and notes into stories. As an author they lose … 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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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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Grin Smile Laugh

“How can you smile at a time like this?” Basically, that’s the paraphrased version of a common query. My other blog holds the long list of what wasn’t working for a few years: dwindled portfolio, struggling business, over a year … Continue reading

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