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The Life Uncommon

I have had a song stuck in my head recently. It’s strange, because I haven’t actually heard the song in a long time, but it is stuck nonetheless. Jewel sings “Life Uncommon,” and as we celebrate Independence Day here in the U.S. and I contemplate blog topics in the same vein, the chorus is ringing …

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Celebrating Independence

I watched my nephew graduate from high school last week and I cheered for all 189 students in his class as they celebrated this milestone in their lives. It reminded me of a post that I had written about becoming independent as we grow older and what independence has meant to me throughout my life. I …

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Reaching the State of Independence

When I started to contemplate a post about independence, I did what I always do. I googled it and landed on Wikipedia. There I found articles about algebraic independence, political independence, referendums on, wars of, but I found nothing about personal independence and what that might mean. So I went to and looked it …

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