#OTR50 Day 148: Wind in My Face

We brought Luna to the dog park this evening. Over the past year her behavior at the park has changed a bit. She used to practically ignore us while there, focusing instead on running, romping, and puppy wrestling with the other pups. She recently turned two and I’m definitely beginning to see the transition in […]

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#OTR50 143: Me & My First Tattoo

Did I want one because it was verboten? Because I knew I was different and wanted to rebel against the norm? Or was it for a more personal and complicated reason? […]

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#OTR50 Day 140: Haiku Embarrassment

OK, I’ll admit it. I delayed posting yesterday’s Haiku because. . . I can’t help but feel Haiku’s are a cheat. Yes, yes, I’ve written several since starting this blog 140 days ago. And, I’m totally embarrassed by all of them. To me, Haikus are a cheat. Yes, they are also an art form that […]

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#OTR50 Day 131: Homesickness Dialectic

I believe that it is fully possible to be fully enjoying being far from home and to miss home at the same time. It is, I believe a dialectical emotional state where one experiences seemingly mutually exclusive emotions at the same time. . . because in reality emotions are not mutually exclusive. You can be […]

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#OTR50 Day 125: Modern Travel

We are flying over land now. I keep chuckling internally at the travel map because the airplane icon looks so very silly over the country of Ireland. […]

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#OTR50 Day 124: Habits

… I seriously should have thought this through. By changing such a large element as the organized bag I always use for everything, I’ve been completely discombobulated during this flight. […]

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#OTR50 Day 110: WordPress Blues

I write and I write and I write | Your pages don’t turn but I fill them nonetheless | With words that I hear first in my mind and then flow onto the page that is not paper […]

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#OTR50 Day 109: Dog Days

I’ve been writing quite a bit of poetry and/or short pieces about the dogs of late. Not to mention the occasional dual dog and poem post. I believe the reason for this lies bundled inside my exhaustion. I have been burning the candle on both ends for weeks now. . . loads of things going […]

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