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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. 

Amazing Grace

Writing
When I first started my entrepreneurial journey, I bought a used copy of Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss. I’m thankful it was a used copy. When I cracked it open, I saw a beautiful letter written to the prior owner. It seemed the book was a gift for.

22 January/Posted by aaronplaat

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Rise.

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For many years, I’ve stared at an empty screen and watched as my words filled the blank canvas with their tales. I’ve never been one of the writers to sit in front of a typewriter while waiting for inspiration to strike. The words just flow, it seems. And other times,.

21 January/Posted by aaronplaat

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The 944

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Over the last few years, I’ve been posting photos of a Porsche 944 my mentor, Nate, has been restoring. The process has been one helluva journey, and it’s taught me a lot about life, love, and the effort that goes into making something perfect. It all began some three years.

4 January/Posted by aaronplaat

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Dear Shame

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Recently, I've been reading through Scary Close, by Donald Miller. The book covers the topic of intimacy, vulnerability, and accountability. The book is incredible, and it's made for a new favorite pastime; reading chapters aloud with my partner, then discussing what we learned. Try it. One of the stories in the book.

22 December/Posted by aaronplaat

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What is Love?

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Over five years ago, I found myself in a place more unique than any of my experiences. One of my favorite parts of traveling is experiencing sights, sounds, and tastes that deviate from my normal routine. Yet, this was no country. It was a city that sprung to life, and.

11 November/Posted by aaronplaat

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Hope

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2020 - the year that could have been a meme, bad joke, or missed flight. This year, it’s felt like everything has landed on Chance, been sent back to GO, and collected $200 to start over. When I look back at what this year has been, it feels a lot.

5 November/Posted by aaronplaat

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Thirty 3

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It’s a week until my 33rd lap around the sun. 33 years-0ld. In some ways, I feel like I’m just getting started with my life. In others, I have seen many mini lives take place as the years have sped by. Recently, I got a black hourglass tattooed on my.

23 September/Posted by aaronplaat

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Dandelions…and a cloud of dust

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For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. For want of a message the battle was lost. For want of a battle.

9 September/Posted by aaronplaat

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Hourglass

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In “The Empty Hourglass”, a book penned by my Opa containing his life adventures, he shares stories from the perspective of knowing his life was coming to a close. The book was written after being prompted by my Mom. What he wrote was nothing short of a masterpiece; a story.

21 August/Posted by aaronplaat

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The Original Badass: Jesus

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In 1980, the world watched as a legend came to the end of his career. Muhammad Ali, having dominated the sport of boxing, was defeated by his former sparring partner, Larry Holmes. By the end of the 10th round, Ali was little more than a punching bag for Holmes; who.

16 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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