Author Archives: Aspen Gainer

Real

How interesting that it has been a year since I last wrote anything here. Has it really been that long?? I guess so. I didn’t reread my last post yet so I’m not sure what frame of mind I was … Continue reading

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Gratitudes

Dear bird, I don’t know what you are, but your song reminds me of California. Makes me think of thick warm fog, spicy and eucalyptus-flavoured. Waking up and thinking I’m in a dream, your song a thread that pulls me … Continue reading

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Published articles

Backdraft, Summer 2015 They accepted two of my articles and paid me good money for them! Backdraft-2015-A Visit to YVFD Backdraft-2015-One More Day

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Just enjoy the view

This is a concept discussed in the book I mentioned in my last post,¬†Being, written by Bennet Wong and Jock McKeen: When people stand forth they become autonomous and individuated. They derive their self-esteem from their own sense of jobs … Continue reading

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Control/Vulnerability

I learned one of my patterns of behaviour today. Two people who are each important to me are engaging in conflict. To me, watching from the outside, it is hard to understand the conflict. I’ve done a lot of work … Continue reading

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Growing pains

Today feels like growing pains. So much changes for me day to day. And just as I wrote that, I remembered how not even 6 months ago I was begging for change to tear me out of the¬†deep period of … Continue reading

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10-year plan

Aug. 2, where does the time go? I feel like there have been so many changes in the past month, it boggles my mind a little. In the past month, I have: Worked as a pizza delivery girl for a … Continue reading

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