When I was only ten, I learned how to type on a manual typewriter. A-S-D-F...J-K-L-;...since then, I’ve written over 2,000 blogs and enjoy sharing my words with others. 

As a writer, you see the world around you as a story waiting to be told. Every experience acts as an actor for this beautiful story we’re fortunate enough to call “life.” I hope you appreciate my writing as much as I’ve had, living the story. 


I recently heard a saying that in order to remove a demon of its power, you must learn the name it carries; knowing its identity removes its ability to demonstrate authority over you. Thinking about this statement, I had to reflect back on the question of my own identity. Who.

28 January/Posted by aaronplaat

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A few of my favorite things

I've spent the last three weeks traveling in the beautiful country of Uruguay. Each week has been spent in a different city, with lodging ranging from a beautiful beachfront home, to grimy hostels that lack air conditioning. To say the trip has been a challenge is a bit of an.

26 January/Posted by aaronplaat

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Throughout my adventures in Uruguay, I've kept an eye on the news and happenings going on inside of the United States. Right now, it seems like a stretch to call them "united" in the post-election state of our union. I was very encouraged to see the collective millions of women.

22 January/Posted by aaronplaat

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This weekend, I found myself laying by a moonlit pool and staring at the stars. In some ways, looking up at the night sky feels a bit like looking in the mirror at your own reflection. Every night, I'm sure there are others who also look up at the sky.

18 January/Posted by aaronplaat

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Vantage Point

"For what it’s worth: it’s never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, there are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the.

12 January/Posted by aaronplaat

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A little fun fact: it’s incredibly hard to start the first few words of a blog. Most entries are spawned by a series of thoughts that marinate into written words. However, the first few words are always the most difficult to come by. For me, at least. Now that my.

6 January/Posted by aaronplaat

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