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lauramccain

I like to write, dance, create arty stuff and learn as much as I can about all sorts of things. I am someone who wants to do more. I have a lot of interests and not enough time to pursue them. Mostly I'm trying to figure out how to navigate my way through this existence. Writing helps me to read the map.

I live in Bloomington, Indiana and work at Indiana University. I've been in Indiana for 13 years and I'm still surprised that I live here.

Things will be fine

Let’s be good for a change Let’s not jump to conclusions Or be quick to judge All of this is illusion Maybe don’t hold a grudge You have a story much like mine Let’s agree that things will be fine Let’s be nice Let’s be kind Let’s take […]

Autumn leaf

All of the Leaves

When Autumn comes, I feel compelled to take pictures of all of the dying or dead leaves. This time of year makes me think of the song Autumn Leaves. There’s an interesting story behind the song. It comes from a French composer and a French poet. Many artists […]

Thinking about the body

Yesterday I’m at my local Planet Fitness recovering from my 20-minute treadmill walk and a smattering of strength training. I need this recovery period to get my legs working a little better. I’m uncomfortable crossing the road to get to my car. Today I’m at home on the […]