Category Archives: perfectionism

Courage to Write

I fear taking a powerful story and making it dull by putting it into words. Continue reading

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Clinging to Routine

We cling to routine like hands grip a lifeboat, even though the storm is past, objects on the horizon grow larger and our feet can touch bottom again. Dinner at five-thirty, grocery shopping on Thursdays, Sunday lunch, always the same. … Continue reading

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The Night I Do Everything Wrong

THE NIGHT I DO everything wrong, I let someone dominate the conversation early on rather than moving it along. I always look directly at whoever is speaking, not at my watch, but, without even knowing the time, I feel my … Continue reading

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