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4 Simple Pleasures.

Scintilla Day 8: What are your simplest pleasures? Go beyond description and into showing the experience of each indulgence.  1) Eating out. I don’t even mean it has to be someplace fancy, though that has pleasures all its own as well. But the very act of leaving home to sit down somewhere else while other people prepare your …

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Planned Spontaneity?

I have a love/hate relationship with spontaneity. As a struggling freelance writer, not to mention an introvert, sometimes the formulated, lonesome existence of reading, researching, writing, pitching, corresponding, not getting paid enough becomes monotonous. Numbing. A little spontaneity can breathe life into a day, or a week, or a month. And if I am not careful, I don’t …

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The Too XYZ Road Show

This weekend was a fun, rewarding, and in many ways an Un-Ty sort of weekend. Perhaps it was exciting because it was so Un-Ty like, and rewarding because it may have in some ways changed what it is to be “Ty-Like.” I am not an advocate of making specific efforts to “get out of your …

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