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Hiding in Art

If you spend too much time looking at the world, you’ll see that there’s a lot of awful stuff out there. I’m on Twitter too much. I check the Washington Post online too often. These activities are not helping me or anybody else, and they are diminishing my capacity for happiness. Life is too short […]

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Dancing Big

The prompt is disappointment. It occurs to me that I’m often disappointed after performing a dance solo. Over the last few years, the disapointment has been because of my wonky legs. I now know the wonkiness is because of MS. I’ve recently been designing solos that don’t require me to move about in the space too […]

Strengthening My Resolve

I guess I’ll make a list of goals for 2015. After all, it’s the thing to do. And it makes for decent blog post fodder. I think I’ll break them down into categories just to make the exercise more difficult than it needs to be. For now, the categories will be: Health and Fitness, Writing, […]

The Power of ‘What If?’

This is a speech I wrote when I was in Toastmasters. Take a moment to look around, and become aware of your surroundings. Glance at the person sitting beside you. Now that you’re acquainted with what’s on the outside, I’d like to spend the rest of our time together looking at what’s inside. Ask yourself […]

The Lizard/Duck Transformation

I was listening to the Wrestling with Depression podcast today. The episode featured Brendon Burns, an Australian comedian who has had problems with drugs and alcohol. He was talking about coming out of rehab and declaring himself a changed man, and his friends not necessarily believing it. He realized that you’re not really a new man until your friends see evidence […]

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