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Encouragement

“The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.”– Aesop There were few readers of classic literature and fiction in my family, so there was little encouragement to explore … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Talent

My late brother Mark once remarked that the two of us were failed artists. We both had a good laugh because it was largely true. Our sketches and doodlings were uninteresting to others outside of the family. Even our father … Continue reading

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