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Harry Potter

The few opinions I’ve read about writing daily spoke about utility and organization, and while those things are true, I think that misses the point.

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Growing Up

Who ever warns us as kids about the confusion we face when we become aware of our own ignorance?

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Six Years

I can't believe it has already been six years that we have been married. It is difficult to comprehend because her connection was immediate, and from that moment I felt like we had always known one another.

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Devolution

Sometimes I wonder if I would be happier if I had no conception of happiness or of anything else.

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Home Life

Despite its seductive nature, there is a certain distance inherent in life and love. No matter how close we become, our dream is only temporary, and no time is ever enough.

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New Old Friends

Middle school is ending, so our attention has been focused on getting this guy to think about the gradual yet imminent process of becoming a man. We like when the right people participate.

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Coincidences

Sometimes you're just in the right place at the right time.

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The Hunt

These interruptions to normal daily life used to be disorienting to me, but I'm much more thankful for them now that we are on the brink of losing his youth to the world.

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Maturing

A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.

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Humility

Humility means embracing growth as part of life. It means accepting mortality, which must be acknowledged to find peace lacking diversion.

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Cats

I was staff for a cat for many years, so I had plenty of time to study the little beasts and their manipulative ways.

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Clouds

It has been seventeen years since I left Louisiana, and yet all the low stratus and altostratus of the north still feel strange.

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Drive

It must have been ten degrees or so outside when we painted this wall in the garage, but we didn’t mind the weather.

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Dog Life

We are dog people but we don’t want one.

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Present Tense

We might think proximity binds us, but nothing can bridge the gap between our brains.

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Forward to the Past

Thank you, oh dirt-rooted givers of joy. We honor your presence and happiness with an honorable mention.

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Greenery

Thank you, oh dirt-rooted givers of joy. We honor your presence and happiness with an honorable mention.

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You

The ebb and flow of time means nothing to me without her presence, and I am selfish for more of it.

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Wintertime

What has changed within me? Is it my awareness of the past, or am I truly more honest with myself now? That is still unclear, and a worthy subject for meditation.

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Imagined Hardship

Endless summer days, longer than half-year winters with long nights, and isolation from family are all totally real. Yet despite it all, we couldn't be happier.