Wow, Time Flies!

My last post started with an unintended cliffhanger of “things are going to be changing at dorianunmuted and I’ll tell you how early next year.” Does June count as early?!? I cannot believe how fast the time has gone; I truly did not intend to […]

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Farewell, 2020

Toward the end of the year I was very excited to finally start and introduce another phase of dorianunmuted (remember this?), and I was looking forward to all that would come of it. But alas, 2020 got a hold of that, too–Angie is no longer […]

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Halloween, COVID-Style

Halloween is hands down my favorite holiday, second to none. I love the idea that on this one day, you can dress up and pretend to be anything or anyone you’d like, and I love the costume creativity and ingenuity I’ve seen over the years […]

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What Have You Done For YOU Lately?

With everything turned seemingly upside down because of the pandemic, I feel like we’ve all been checking in on one another more than we normally would. I’ve been on both the sending and receiving ends of messages that go something like, “hey–just checking in. Everything […]

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Justice And Peace, Tarot Style

As today is the official first day of Fall, Summer is now definitely over. What a Summer we had. Our country’s Coronavirus death toll rose—and continues to rise—with seemingly no end in sight. People in Portland are still protesting police brutality against Black people (rock […]

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8:47

The following are some of the thoughts I’ve had during the last month: I watched Dave Chappelle’s latest release, “8:46,” a week ago. I’ve been a fan of that man ever since his earliest Chappelle’s Show days. I was alarmed when he came on the […]

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Day 53

As I start this, it’s day 53, end of week eight for what is now my new normal: waking up, meditating, working out, showering, and walking downstairs to my office space to work from home. It’s also the end of week eight for our governor-mandated […]

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Hey, Dad–Want To Chat?

April 3rd marked the first anniversary of my father’s death. I had wanted to leave an offering out for him that night on our dining room table as I’d done a few times in the past on other special occasions. One such of those other […]

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Day One

I don’t know why I still am amazed at how, whenever I have a plan, the universe says, “Nope, we’re doing it THIS way instead.” You’d think I’d have learned my lesson by now…. This past January, my family and I took a trip to […]

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