Category Archives: essays

The Deathly Hallows – The Story Behind My New Tattoo

Why a tattoo of the Deathly Hallows symbol? Well, people would assume it’s because I’m a fanboy. They would be right. I’ve loved the Harry Potter series since the first book came out in paperback (I was a little late … Continue reading

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A Magnet of Hope

I had submitted this to the Reboot Your Life anthology for Chicken Soup for the Soul. It wasn’t chosen, unfortunately. However, now I get to share it with you! I’ve been sitting on this since January of this year and … Continue reading

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Lesson’s Learned and Turning the Page…

So, learned something today. A few days ago, I asked the cards “How do I move forward if my workshop isn’t a success?” At the time I only had one student who registered. By Friday, I still only had one … Continue reading

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The Fool’s Journey – An Essay

I thought the Tarot was all about fortune telling. You asked a question, you drew a card and you read it’s meaning in the book and that was it. It never occurred to me that they could be for something … Continue reading

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You Never Forget Your First Time – Trivia with Stephen King…

Thankfully there are people out there who understand about the obsessive nature of fans-people like me. I have several book related obsessions, but I can name them on one hand: Harry Potter, Piglet from Winnie the Pooh, the Wizard of … Continue reading

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A Random List of Thankfulness

I have been slowly getting better. Or at least as close as I can be. For a while there, I was in a pretty sad state but I’ve been crawling out of the pit I’ve dug and am back in … Continue reading

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The Mystery of The Cuckoos Calling…

After Harry Potter came The Casual Vacancy. It was a powerful follow up to what has now become a classic (so quickly!) series in literature that has touched millions of lives. The Casual Vacancy was just as engrossing, just as … Continue reading

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