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Beauty

How Beauty Made Me Sober

When I was in kindergarten, I remember seeing the janitor carrying a bundle of day old balloons. They didn’t look …

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Beauty

Perfectionism and Art

You know, Hitler wanted to be an artist . . . It was easier for Hitler to start World War …

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Friendship

How Special Do You Need to Be

“Codependency* has no respect for age, color, social standing, or sex.” Anne Wilson Schaef We had just finished a terrific …

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Beauty

Painting Eden

I met Robin Turnipseed on Instagram. Well, that was our official meeting. Robin had been part of my audience for …

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Beauty

Leaning In

Back when I had only been married a year, way back before I had any idea of how much soul …

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Beauty

When Triathletes Commission a Painting

August is a month of pilgrimage for Americans. It’s the month we return to our holidays of choice, the special …

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Friendship

Pretender Friends

Let me first admit that Jackson Browne’s lyrics from “The Pretender” inspired the title of this one. I met M …

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Friendship

Lifelong Friends

You know that moment when a stranger reveals something a little different from the crowd? And in that moment, when …

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Friendship

The Lawn Lady Doesn’t Know Me

Let’s talk about how friendship is different from business contacts. Friends are simply people you know well enough that you’re …

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