Author Archives: Jami

Some Kind of Creed

I’ve learned some things over the last year or two. I want to share them. There is good and bad in the world. Paying heed to the bad is a waste of time. There is good in the worst of us … Continue reading

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Struggles and Sobs

I’ve been having difficulty with a couple of things lately. Firstly, the work that I do to earn a living requires a high level of concentration and attention to detail. If I get distracted or am easily irritated, I can … Continue reading

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Our Naturally Perfect World — Trying to Make Sense of Tragedy.

I wrote these words earlier today while I was sitting alone on top of rock in the middle of a stream listening to crystal clean water flow down the mountain in a rainforest, El Yunque. I wanted to go for … Continue reading

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Speaking a Foreign Language: Chaos & Control

Tonight I found myself at yet another event, full of people, but completely isolated and alone. I went to what I thought was a photography exhibit in a bookstore, which a new acquaintance had told me about. Instead, the event … Continue reading

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ice cream nachos

Don’t these look awesome?  

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Bee in the Sand

I was sitting on the beach when I noticed this bee, a little hornet, innocently hobbling through the sand. I’m not sure what he was doing there, with no nectar to suck on, no other bees to nest with. He … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Ownership

It’s difficult to let go. Of our possessions, of people, of the past. We can even become attached to our expectations of the future and what we hope to have happen. What is worse – letting go of something we … Continue reading

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The Head and the Heart

Who knows why we do the things we do or what makes us tick. Some people know what they want to be when they grow up from the age of five and they become obsessed with it and follow through. … Continue reading

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A Breath of Fresh Knowledge

Some days I just can’t seem to get it right. I watch myself make the same mistakes over and over again, day after day, week after week, month after month, year after year. It seems endless, these habitual misdemeanors that … Continue reading

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A Mission of Person

When I was in college I was assigned the task of creating a personal “mission statement” in business ethics class. You’ve probably heard that term – mission statement – from businesses, or on a business website — every corporation should … Continue reading

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