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Musings

Often based on the life lessons I’ve learned about myself, these posts are more philosophical than those categorized as “perspective.”

What’s Knitting got to do with Motorcycle Adventures?

Stereotypes of "who" knits and "who" rides a motorcycle are abundant and contradictory. I do both!

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Spirit Riders

Last year I met dozens of people who wanted to tell me about how cancer had touched their lives. Some gave me trinkets and mementos in the name of their loved ones.

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Life Lessons from the Bike: Slipping, Sliding and Sticking

Fighting the bike, over-correcting, and freezing into a rigid posture are sure ways to take a tumble off road and in life. As the Serenity Prayer reminds us, there are things we can change, things we can't and knowing the difference is the key to success.

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Reverb10, Day 31: Core Story

I always wanted to write for a living, always wanted to travel. The camel believed this was impossible. The lion in me won't have it any other way. Ultimately Spirit is my judge, not my creditors, not the IRS, and not you.

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Reverb10, Day 30: Gift

Prompt: This month, gifts and gift-giving can seem inescapable. What’s the most memorable gift, tangible or emotional, you received this year?

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Reverb10, Day 29: Defining Moment

Prompt: Describe a defining moment or series of events that has affected your life this year. Ha! Most of the blog so far is about the series of events that led up to Kickstands UP and Kickstands DOWN. Here's a series of videos describing my life in the flow

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Reverb10, Day 28: Achieve

This year I want most to produce a book that people want to BUY. This differs from work-for-hire. People buying my book will reward me for my CREATIVITY as well as my craft. I often write about the role that my spiritual beliefs play in my life. One that Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way drove home to me is that God loves creatives because God is the Great Creator.

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Reverb10, Day 27: Ordinary Joy

Prompt: Our most profound joy is often experienced during ordinary moments. What was one of your most joyful ordinary moments this year?

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Reverb10, Day 26: Soul Food

Prompt: What did you eat this year that you will never forget? What went into your mouth & touched your soul?

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Reverb10, Day 25: Photo

This is me as I crossed into Wisconsin, where I would soon meet Leigh and Chris

Prompt: Sift through all the photos of you from the past year. Choose one that best captures you; either who you are, or who you strive to be. Find the shot of you that is worth a thousand words. Share the image, who shot it, where, and what it best reveals about you.

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