Tag Archives: Allen

Mindfulness of the Soul 2019

[[ NOTE:  How I wish I’d composed this entry the same day I returned from the retreat, which was the original plan.  Obviously that didn’t happen.  Consumed by depression, my current feelings stand in stark contrast to the way I … Continue reading

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Spanakopita, Operation Varsity Blues, Beach

Day two without my phone and I’m acutely feeling its loss.  People glued to their devices get a bad rap, the assumption being they are constantly refreshing social media feeds and not doing something ‘important.’  I’m guilty of the mindless scrolling … Continue reading

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Mind won’t sleep

Interrupting this broadcast to announce my first born son, Adam Reed, turns ELEVEN tomorrow.  You read that correctly.  Only two more years until he becomes a teenager.  I can’t…. Ever since I went public about Treasure people want to know what’s being … Continue reading

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Look what the Cat dragged in 🐈

Imagine waking up one morning with a queasy feeling in the pit of your stomach.  One of your best friends finds out her fate today– a decision that could potentially impact the rest of her life and will most definitely … Continue reading

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Cloudy without Sunny ☁️

* R.i.P. * Sunny Kimbrell 1986 – 2019 Sunny and Allen met in junior high at Bartlett.  Their tight-knit group was close throughout high school.  Although they drifted apart during his college era, they rekindled their friendship a few years … Continue reading

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Operation Biological Information: Mission Accomplished

I woke the morning of 10 March to a ping on phone notifying me of a text message.  Several days prior I sent some vague inquiries to few potential candidates, wondering if I would get a response, or if any … Continue reading

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Gangsters, Russian, and my biological mother

Before I dive into anything too intense, let me first bring you up to speed with my status quo.  My world these days is…calm.  We’ve settled into a routine.  Sometimes I get bored.  Dare I say it’s ‘normal?’  Nothing excites … Continue reading

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