Tag Archives: identity

Collections.

Some people collect coins. Others collect postage stamps. Still others collect dolls and bears and antiques. I collect postcards and journals. I don’t know why I like postcards. I like to think of them as little snap shots of where … Continue reading

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On 400 Followers.

I need to acknowledge that I’ve reached 400 followers. I find it kind of amazing that I’ve actually reached that many people. Some of you actively read what I write on a regular basis even when my posts have been … Continue reading

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All the Time.

I think about writing all the time, and yet I don’t always write. Sometimes I can go for weeks and months (even, dare I say–years) without writing. I think it bothers some people that I don’t actively write, that I’m … Continue reading

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A Broken Love Story.

“So, Ian — welcome to the graveyard of ambition!” ~David Nicholls, “One Day” I like a good love story like the rest of them. But unlike the rest of them, I tend to fall in love with the stories that … Continue reading

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Apathetic Patriotism.

I’ve been feeling out of sorts with the whole 4th of July thing this year. Color me apathetic. Last week someone mentioned that Independence Day was coming up and that it didn’t feel like it should be that time of … Continue reading

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Aliterate

Aliterate: Knowing how to read, but choosing not to. I don’t read as much as I used to. In fact, this has been a trend in the last seven years or so. I have come to the realization that pushing … Continue reading

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It’s Worth Fighting For.

“What are we holding onto, Sam?” “That there is some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.” ~The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The news has become saturated with the horrors of the world. … Continue reading

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