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Absence vs Presence

When you’re afraid of something like the dark, the easiest way (in my experience) to conquer it is to dissect it. When you get underneath a fear, you can see the monster for what it really is. Often, fears are … Continue reading

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The Certainty of Stone

Boulders. Bedrocks. When thought of outside of any personal context, “stone” can be one of two things: a terror or a comfort. Depending on the light we shed on the simple feature of nature we can create opposing moods, desiring … Continue reading

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Let’s just knock it all down

One of my favorite things about the house I live in is my back yard. Growing up, it was like a sanctuary. When I’d step out, it’d be like stepping into a little forest. The boundaries were fence and trees … Continue reading

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