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Three weeks ago my friend, Nick Richtsmeier and I began The Convos – a conversation on Facebook (about the worst place to have a conversation) based on our belief that conversations make us and break us. This week we talked about Thanksgiving table talk, gun violence, trolls, the “love zone,” the Orlando nightclub shooting, and […]

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  Last night, as I was sleeping I dreamt — marvelous error! — that I had a beehive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and sweet honey from my old failures. Robert Antonio Machado   “How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth.” […]

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I’ve been thinking a lot about resolutions.  It’s hard not to when the new year rolls around.  It really does seem like the perfect time to resolve to take better care of myself, try something new, or clean out something old.  If you watch a little television you can get a lot of ideas about better […]

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