Tag Archives: fear

The Power of One Little Flower

Well, I did it! I’ve been in my new house for 9 days now. I’m still trying to find places for some of my stuff in this smaller space, but overall the place feels like home now. I’ve got my … Continue reading

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There She Goes Again…

This will come as no surprise to anyone, I suppose. I’ve been very open about my ambivalence toward living in a small town smack in the middle of farm country. I relocated here because my new job was located in … Continue reading

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I know, you’re all waiting for my second installment of the Panama trip, aren’t you? I’m sorry to say that I’m not very motivated to write that part anymore because my life has taken a dramatic turn recently and my … Continue reading

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Having an Extrovert Episode

Yes, you heard me right: Extrovert Episode. You’ve probably not heard that phrase before, because I just made it up. But if you’re an introvert, you’ll immediately understand what I mean by it. It’s meant to describe those times when … Continue reading

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Are You Safe in the Woods?

Birders know that parks and nature centers are great places to add birds to your list, even though they’re often full of lots of people as well as birds. The birds don’t seem to mind the crowds as much as … Continue reading

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