Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Playful Revolution

A short walk from my home is a marshland and river running through the center of the Reed College campus. I have been visiting my favorite viewpoints and baby alder trees in every season for the past two years, feeling … Continue reading

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Releasing Control

The last night I attended Authentic Portland, which has been my beloved community for nearly two years, I died. From the moment the facilitator struck the gong and said our lives would end at the close of the evening, I … Continue reading

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A Place to Thrive: Autonomy vs Community

What I suspect is an ancient and uniquely human struggle is once again making itself known in my life: the tension between the comfort and security of belonging to a group and the freedom and growth of exploring I am … Continue reading

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Song of Night

One of my best and oldest friends sat across from me in our favorite booth next to the pot-bellied stove where we have been meeting for years on Sunday evenings to share tea and dessert and catch up on her … Continue reading

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