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September 2017

  • Day 171: Walking
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    Day 171: Walking

    Day 171: Walking. Walking fast. Walking slow. Walking up hills. Walking down beaches. Walking with friends. Walking with children. Walking home. Walking to school. Walking in walk-a-thons. Walking in big cities. Walking when you’d…

    September 15, 2017
  • Day 170: Lawn Mowers
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    Day 170: Lawn Mowers

    Day 170: Lawn Mowers. Do you have one? A push one? A rider one? Self-propelled? Old? New? Broken? Write about giant mowers at parks, mowers going at 7:00 am or 11 pm. Write about…

    September 13, 2017
  • Day 169: Questions
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    Day 169: Questions

    Day 169: Questions. Write down all the questions you have. Big, small, mundane, epic, personal, medical, political, family, practical, relational, funny, serious, new, old, thin, thick. Make a list so long it could touch…

    September 11, 2017
  • Day 168: Garbage
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    Day 168: Garbage

    Day 168: Garbage. Garbage cans, garbage bags, garbage disposals, garbage dumps. Taking out the garbage. Notes on your garbage can because it’s too full (this never happens to me), garbage on holidays, garbage you…

    September 8, 2017
  • Kids! Day 54: Transformation
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    Kids! Day 54: Transformation

    Kids! Day 54: Transformation. If you could transform into anyone or anything, what would you pick? Would you become Batgirl? Maybe you'd like to be a dalmatian. Would you be a dragon? A tiger…

    September 7, 2017
  • Day 167: Stories about your home
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    Day 167: Stories about your home

    Day 167: Stories about your home. I came upon this article about haunted Rock Canyon and I was terrified!!! Apparently people report hearing strange sounds while up there–crying, whispers, laughter. There's even a sad…

    September 6, 2017
  • Day 166: saying goodbye
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    Day 166: saying goodbye

    Day 166: saying goodbye. I wondered if I should share this passage because it's near the end of the book and I didn't want to give anything away. But the book is called Benediction–a…

    September 4, 2017