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Hello, Mystery

I spent last weekend in Fernie with my guys. While Jacob hit the mountain bike park on Saturday afternoon, Stephen and I strolled the sidewalks and checked out the shops. I spent a wonderful half hour (or more) in an … Continue reading

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Before Enlightenment . . .

Before enlightenment — chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment — chop wood, carry water. After the retreat — author visits. Talk about being flung full-tilt back into life! No time to write this week, but time enough to ask a … Continue reading

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That Was One Hard-Won Carrot!

It’s a good thing we can’t see all the things that come with fulfilling a vision. When I imagine a future goal (like publishing a book, for instance) I see the finished outcome as a glowing present, wrapped in colorful … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Shade

I love my veranda! Okay . . . technically, it’s not a veranda. It’s a back deck. But I really wanted a veranda so, when  we put a roof over our back deck, I started calling it my veranda. As … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is the Big Day – Come Launch With Us!

Well, it’s finally here! Lyndsay and I hope you can join us. We’ll talk about the creation of Down in the Jungle. Lyndsay will show you how she did the illustrations on her computer. We’ll read the story. And then … Continue reading

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Build Your Boat!

Earlier this week, I was commiserating with a friend about the never-ending to-do list and a great metaphor came to mind. My friend listened patiently while I stumbled through it, but now that I’ve had a chance to give it … Continue reading

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Play First, Work Later? Puhleese!

Julia Cameron has been one of my mentors for a very long time. I have worked through her 12 week program, outlined in The Artist’s Way, several times–alone and in pairs, triads and larger groups. It never gets old; there’s … Continue reading

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