Tag Archives: Loneliness

The dry season.

Before they closed down the local borders, I wrote this post about not being able to connect with people who had loved books as much as I had. I wrote this in January of 2010, four years ago: I’m convinced … Continue reading

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Expanding perspectives through blogging

I’m writing this post in response to a dialogue I was having with Holistic Wayfarer about building community through blogging, in the second part of her series How to Succeed as a Blogger. I feel a resonance with her on … Continue reading

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The Lethality of Loneliness

I just wanted to share an article and some quotes from an article in the New Republic online magazine I read about loneliness. But first, an impossibly long preface: I have known profound loneliness at times, even though I have … Continue reading

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Choose your illusion

[                      [photo credit: TBS] I’m pretty sure I’m going through a period of disintegration. Again. I can be fine for a while, then slip and get stuck in weird corners of my psyche. A few weeks ago my friend … Continue reading

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