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. 

Generation N.O.W.

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"Just write..." my blog prompts me, as it closes out every other window with blank white space, just waiting to be written in. In some ways, I begin to understand how an artist must feel prior to beginning a portrait; the realization that what they are able to do could.

17 September/Posted by aaronplaat

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True Armor

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"I'd hold you up to say to your mother, "this kid's gonna be the best kid in the world. This kid's gonna be somebody better than anybody I ever knew." And you grew up good and wonderful. It was great just watching you, every day was like a privilige. Then.

25 August/Posted by aaronplaat

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One of the things I'm learning about being in a city without any of my closest friends or family nearby, is that many moments that long to be shared with these people are left hanging in newly-realized solitude. No high five to clap. No chests to bump. No affirmation for.

2 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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Move Mountains

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Dr. Seuss remains one of my all-time favorite authors, continuing to encourage and provide guidance as life takes yet another step forward on this journey of life. One of my favorite possessions is a copy of "Oh, The Places You'll Go!" a story, which ought to be read by every.

7 May/Posted by aaronplaat

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Nice Guys Finish Last

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Note from Aaron: This was a bit of a breather from the usual blog posting. It came to mind after thinking about the "Ode to Nice Guys" and general critical thinking against the overly-charismatic-christian movement of "nice guy syndrome". Critical? Absolutely. Entertaining? You be the judge! -AP Nice Guys Finish.

5 April/Posted by aaronplaat

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Slowing Target

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“Aaron, be where you are.” This was the advice I received from my older brother; counseling me on my current frustration with where I was in life. as nothing seemed to be going the way I had anticipated, with the conclusions I had hoped for being quite far from ever.

15 December/Posted by aaronplaat

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