Travels

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A Pinhole of Light

If you know me, you know I’m a bit of a podcast junkie. All Songs Considered. This American Life. Serial. Car Talk. Song Exploder. They get me every time. And a few months ago, I stumbled on one called The Moth—a captivating collection of true stories told to a live audience. […]

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Making Art

“Don’t think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it’s good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.” — Andy Warhol

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A Grief Re-Observed

Grief. It morphs. It swells. It shrinks. It just never seems to leave. … Six years ago today, it became a longtime friend of mine, meeting me inside a hospital room outside Indianapolis. There, my wife and I held a child we thought might finally be the long-awaited, new addition to our family. A […]

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Haiku: Breath

now we live in the between of your last breath here and your next breath there Written for a family who lost their husband, dad, friend to cancer today. The road’s been long, filled with hopes of all sorts and prayers of all kinds. And along the way, they were […]

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Closure

I like things to be wrapped up. Tidy. Complete. For there to be no remaining uncertainty or lingering questions. For there to be closure. That’s what I say at least. But when I’m honest, it’s not really closure that I seek. Rather, it’s the chance to get in the last word. It’s […]

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