Author Archives: Luna

I gave up Walking for Lent

Last year I gave up Social Media for Lent, despite being neither Christian nor Catholic. It was an interesting experiment at the time, and one that worked. This year? I could not have done it. This year, I found myself … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Journey, but a Slog

The other day, I received my first disabled parking placard. Mr. Luna and I have joked for a few years now (gods, this segment of treatment has been happening for five years) that I should get one. You know, because … Continue reading

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Jobs I’ve had: installment 1

This is a new segment I am calling “Jobs I’ve had,” in which I talk briefly (or not) about a job I had. I’ve been thinking back, trying to recall things like this, mostly so I don’t lose the memories. … Continue reading

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Creative Types: Update your Wills and Estates

Today my wife and I went into our lawyer’s office and updated our everything, including wills, living wills, donor registries and so on. Why did we do this? Because at this point in our life we have a fair number … Continue reading

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Observations on Lacking Twitter

There are many times per day that I find myself wanting to post a witticism to Twitter. But more often, what I notice is that I have something brief to just mention, a note that doesn’t call for an entire … Continue reading

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Progress Report: my hiatus from social media

It was February 18 when I declared that I would be laying off Twitter (and other various forms of social media) for the 6-week period people have come to know as Lent. So here I am, having reached the midway … Continue reading

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Giving Up Social Media for Lent

It seems odd to talk about giving up anything for Lent. Least of all because I am not Catholic. But also because the thing I’ve chosen is social media. And I’m blogging about it, of all things. But I think … Continue reading

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2014 Wrap Up Post

So I haven’t been the most diligent of bloggers. This year has been one of the most challenging to date, in terms of keeping up with…everything. Even now, on my messy desk, I have a stack of paperwork for my … Continue reading

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My cabin in the Woods

I had this dream, some time ago, when I was still reading a particular author’s blog* wherein I saw said author on the front porch of a large cabin, which had a really tall set of stairs leading up to … Continue reading

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Breathe in, the pre-recorded voice instructs. Hold your breath. There is a whirring sound as an x-ray source spins around you, inside the detector ring of a CT scanner. The table you are stretched out on moves on its track. … Continue reading

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