Author Archives: Lindsay Palkovitz

Quick Life Update: Muppets and Missiles

Patience is not my strong suit. Right now, I find myself in the midst of a slow and unsure phase of life, namely: waiting to see if our house here in Topanga will sell so we can buy the farm … Continue reading

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Be Kind to Dragons and Wave at Dogs

While being friendly is a genuine feature of my persona, it is just one facet on the surface of who I am.  I have, undoubtedly, gone to great lengths in my life to present as friendly and nice, though.  For … Continue reading

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Hope is Found at the Bottom of Grief

“I’m going to shoot the moon!!!!” —me, believing I can achieve the highly unlikely best outcome in most situations It has come to my attention that I have a tendency toward optimism that borders on delusional. For the most part, … Continue reading

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What if I fall?

A few weeks ago, I had a dream that I was battling a shadow creature in a setting much like Moria where Gandalf fought the Balrog. And as the creature was coming toward me, I was fighting defensively, getting backed … Continue reading

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Love and Nature

I grew up in an era before iPhones, before the internet, and before helicopter parenting. In other words, I was one of the lucky ones. In the summer of 1986, my family moved “below the canal” (south of the Delaware … Continue reading

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Architects of Change

On Monday, I get my hair cut. Hair cuts bring up some anxious feelings for me. Every time I go to get my hair cut, I try to act like I think a “normal person” getting their hair cut would … Continue reading

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What’s Next?

A butcher, a baker, a candlestick maker… Applying for a farm but am I a faker? That’s a lil poem that got stuck in my head over the past few months as Collin and I have been taking steps towards … Continue reading

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