Word by Word

Creating myself one word at a time.

One of my new favorite listens! This is a studio video of “Oblivion” by Bastille. I think I may like this version even more than the one on his record “Bad Blood.” When you fall asleep with your head upon my shoulder. When you’re in my arms but you’ve gone somewhere deeper. Are you going …

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Emily Dickinson

It’s January 30. This has been a difficult winter. I know I’m not the only one out there who is ready for Old Man Winter to head back home. I’m not sure if it was the two inches of unexpected snow I woke up to the other morning, the howling Oklahoma wind or the forecasted …

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If you hang around readers for very long, you begin to see a pattern. Most have read Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice.” Many of those who have read it claim it is, not only their favorite Austen book, but on their list of favorite books of all time. There have been a dearth of Jane …

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“Come around, let’s go found There’s no words to call Tonight, you really see nothing of this girl They work, they don’t know the roots behind ‘Cause I got a knife to cut out the memories So carefully, too carefully, it’s not necessarily To be so dark” There is this little circle of people at …

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Road Construction

Used with permission from Indiana Public Media.

The road to success is always under construction.”

–Lily Tomlin

January 17, 2014

Mabel Normand with a mirror

The last two posts to this blog have been about wrapping up one year and looking forward to the next. My last post, one word resolution, was really about setting goals. I’ve always preferred goals to resolutions. I’m not sure I could point out why. I tend to be a little anti-establishment, so I just …

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I am well behind the curve on this post. In reviewing my blog, it has been a few days since I posted. That should be testament to the craziness that was the end of 2013. Now it is 2014. Before I leave 2013 behind though, I want to remind myself of a few favorite things …

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