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Morromico Bay, Chocó, Colombia | July, 2018

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Out of the Darkness

Emerging from the fog of...Depression? Lack of self-confidence and self-respect? All of the above? Some thoughts, quotes, and determination to move forward.

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Together, We're Making a Difference in Nepal

Help me, help us, reach the $5,000 goal to unlock another $5,000 for dZi Foundation and their work to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Nepal.

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Trapped by Our History

In 1962, James Baldwin wrote that many Americans are "trapped in a history they do not understand." How do we understand our history, especially one so tortured and tough as ours?

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Into the Wild, Out to Life

Why go into the wilderness? And, if you love it - as I do - why come out again? Some thoughts on the meaning, purpose, and benefit of the wild for this week's Thursday Thought.

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Into the Whites

Realize that you will be asked to define your own challenges for the most part, both as an individual and as a member of a group. We supply only the setting, which doesn’t really amount to much. What happens in that setting is largely your own responsibility. - Letter to the Holderness Junior Class, 1970 […]

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Thoughts on Fear: the Scared is scared

The Scared is scared of all the things you like. So, I was scared of a monster, and I thought of pizza. And juice. And some merengues. And a cookie. - Asa Baker-Rouse

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Exploring Local

How do we keep inspired during Covid-induced isolation and stagnation? Finding the new in the local, the seemingly mundane, can help.

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