Category Archives: Personal Reflections

The Importance of Keeping Things Simple

“If its working, keep doing it. If its not working, stop doing it. If you don’t know what to do, don’t do anything.”—-Dr. Melvin Konner By Dave Hood Are you stressed out? Simplify your life. Start by stopping the demon … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Life: Why Become a Writer?

By Dave Hood Often, the writer must sit some place with a blank page and pen or a white screen staring back, and attempt to find something interesting, compelling, illuminating, entertaining to write on the page or type on the … Continue reading

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Weeds of Life

You often find beauty when you least expect it–even in the weeds and grass.

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The Social Taboo of Suicide

by Dave Hood I woke up this morning, picked up the newspaper, turned to the sports section and was greeted by the headline” Junior Seau Dead at 43.” This headline provoked me to read the story. I quickly learned that Seau, … Continue reading

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