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In Defense of Being a Shut-In

On the off chance that you haven’t heard, winter officially inserted its icicle into the neurotically clenched sphincter of New York City on the day after Christmas. It was an impressive blizzard, to be sure; but I can’t understand why … Continue reading

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The Next Step (is Scary and Time-Consuming)

Okay! For December 13 (it’s now only December 15, progress!), the #reverb10 question is: When it comes to aspirations, it’s not about ideas. It’s about making ideas happen. What’s your next step? (Author: Scott Belsky) This is a good one. … Continue reading

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Magic times with iffy pharmaceuticals and the Caribbean

The December 12 #reverb10 prompt wants to know: This year, when did you feel the most integrated with your body? Did you have a moment where there wasn’t mind and body, but simply a cohesive YOU, alive and present? I … Continue reading

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11 Things I’m Giving Up in 2011

I really love the prompt for December 11 (it is now December 14!): What are 11 things your life doesn’t need in 2011? How will you go about eliminating them? How will getting rid of these 11 things change your … Continue reading

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Winter wisdom: brandy-and-eggnog

For today, the divine Susannah Conway asks, Wisdom. What was the wisest decision you made this year, and how did it play out? It’s a good question, but one that I’ve already answered. In great detail, here. So I won’t … Continue reading

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Thirty years ago today…

…the worst thing ever happened. John Lennon died a few short miles from where I am now. A few weeks prior, his last album, Double Fantasy, was released. This is an acoustic version of a song that is on it. … Continue reading

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I Can Glue Paper

For today: Make. What was the last thing you made? What materials did you use? Is there something you want to make, but you need to clear some time for it? I am a supremely uncrafty human. I don’t really … Continue reading

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Cold

Today’s #reverb10 prompt asks me to consider a moment during which I felt most alive this year. This led me to think about how I have way more exhilarating experiences when I’m away from home. RZ and I went for … Continue reading

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Can I Really Go a Day Without Looking Up Pointless Shit on the Internet? Maybe Tomorrow

Today’s #reverb10 prompt comes courtesy of Leo Babauta, whose Zen Habits has given me a lot of good advice in the past year: Writing. What do you do each day that doesn’t contribute to your writing — and can you … Continue reading

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Transformative

This post is part of the #reverb10 project. Forcing a writer to choose only one word is mean. That’s why I became one in the first place–because I like many words. But, if I had to choose just one word … Continue reading

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