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Winter Chill #2: Green House

By Kate Blackwood / January 16, 2022

Last week, I’d run scared. This week, I still cared, but something about the cold, about having to move to keep from freezing, about generating my own heat, comforted me.

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Winter Chill #1: Fear the 5K

By Kate Blackwood / January 9, 2022

I am celebrating January by doing this thing that scares me for four weeks in a row. One down and I’m still breathing.

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Plastic sandals on a tiled floor; lockers nearby

Things that are cheap (or free!) and last (nearly) forever

By Kate Blackwood / December 10, 2021

What I bought for 39 cents at a Nebraska truck stop in 1999 and still use 3 times a week; & other tales of low-cost, high value belongings.

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full moon and clouds

The intangible gift of the moon

By Kate Blackwood / November 29, 2021

A cosmic search for connection guided by planets and William Blake told by an obstinate woman who seeks meaning amidst the chaos of a shifting world.

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