Dancing Upside Down

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The name of this website/blog, as you know, is Dancing Upside Down.  The title actually did not come about because of the brain injury.  I appropriated it to this blog because it seems to fit my trajectory of recovery as well as the name's original intent.  The name came about shortly after I had watched the video of a talk …

A Peeling 3-CPO

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Yesterday I wrote some about what I want to do in this blog and how I feel very "done" with the PR of worrying to the extreme about how people will receive the blog and what they will think of me from reading it.  Well, the other thing that was feeding into that post was that I had just received …

Secrets, PR, or . . . ?

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I am having a conundrum about this blog.  It has to do with what I "should" share here and also who I "should" share the blog with.  But it is part of a much bigger conundrum in general, in fact it is probably part of a cultural conundrum. Who makes those rules anyway!?   On the level of the culture …

Blog Thoughts

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I am sitting out on a sunny deck on Vashon Island overlooking the sound.  This place that I am currently house & pet sitting has a wonderful view looking north.  I can watch the ferries traversing between Vashon and West Seattle, see the city of skyline in the distance and the day is so clear I can see Mt. Baker …

Quotes, Questions, & Quandries

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When is a quote altered enough that it is someone else’s or at least no longer the original owner’s? In the post below I used a quote that is clearly derived from Patrick Overton’s “Faith”. I prefer it over the “correct” quote above. Of course, I attributed it to Patrick because they are essentially the same but if I just attributed it without noting that it is a variation I would be misquoting him.