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Silver linings that shine brighter than all the diamonds in the world…

Balance exists in our lives. It is not always easy to see, and if you subscribe to certain eastern philosophies, you may never recognize this balance as it permeates myriad lifetimes. But, as I accuse some people of the need … Continue reading

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Hola Mr. Hand!

It is official. I am Mr. Hand. Today as I endeavored to start what is categorically my most rambunctious (though generally very enjoyable) second period World History class we were recapping the previous day’s events. I was out for a … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Perfection, Part 2

Ahh… the Illusion of Perfection. So illusory (and elusive) that people actually believe they can not only obtain perfection, but that it might matter. I have long been called a perfectionist, by myself and others I suspect. My grade school … Continue reading

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Me & Hunter, together again: Same same but different

   It is dark and gross outside this morning and that suits me just fine. And though I wrote about the eerie parallels between my life at this exact moment last year and this year, I really had no idea … Continue reading

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A New Situation.

Whenever people ask me about living in Hong Kong they are always curious about the cost of living (well, whenever people my age ask anyhow… there is quite a wide range of questions from the less chronologically proximal demographics). The … Continue reading

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[Not such] Strangers on a Train.

I am knee-deep in portfolio assessments for my Ap Literature students right now. With a 33″ inseam, this amounts to a substantial pile of work. Fortunately, the vast majority of the portfolios – explorations of a self-selected collection of poets … Continue reading

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It was one year ago, more or less.

Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith. ~ Rev. Margaret Shepherd One year ago March 1, I quit my job. As far as I can recall this is only the second time in my life I have … Continue reading

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