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Just Start

Aloha friends! I’m experimenting with a new video/writing format this summer. It’s very much in the experimental stage, so thank you for indulging. While I share some thoughts on how you can keep your creative muscles flexed, I’m going to … Continue reading

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Just Start

“Start now. Start where you are. Start with fear. Start with pain. Start with doubt. Start with hands shaking. Start with voice trembling but start. Start and don’t stop. Start where you are, with what you have. Just… start.” – … Continue reading

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This time two years ago, heavily pregnant with our last child, I felt a silent pull. I didn’t want to return to work soon after baby was born. Or any time in the foreseeable future. With a two year-old and … Continue reading

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A Chapter Closes

This time two years ago, heavily pregnant with our last child, I felt a silent pull. I didn’t want to return to work soon after baby was born. Or any time in the foreseeable future. With a two year-old and … Continue reading

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10 Cloverfield Lane

We normally wouldn’t be drawn to the suspense/thriller genre, but 10 Cloverfield Lane came recommended by our new film-guru, and it wasn’t a disappointment. A young woman crashes her car on a  dark, lonely street, and weeks up in a … Continue reading

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Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter

“The entrancing fifth feature of the Zellner brothers, Kumiko the Treasure Hunter, is like found art in the beguiling, haunting manner it combines the seemingly ridiculous and desperate with an ineffable and quiet sadness.” — Patrick Z. McGavin, Chicago Sun … Continue reading

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