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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. 

Chrysalis

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One of the most beautiful transformations to occur in nature is the morphing of the caterpillar into a butterfly. The transformative process is known as "chrysalis". During the chrysalis process, something incredible happens inside of the cocoon; the entire body of the caterpillar transforms into liquid before reassembling itself as an emerging.

25 November/Posted by aaronplaat

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Brushstrokes

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In a diversion from my usual ramblings, this blog is intended to give a small snapshot into the mind of a creator. My entire life, I've loved creating things purely for the love of seeing something emerge from the nothingness. Artists, creators, etc. have all been blessed with a gift - and.

12 November/Posted by aaronplaat

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Seeking Joy

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When I was a child, I remember playing the game called Barrel of Monkeys. The idea of the game was simple; use one monkey to hook the arms of another. Repeat until the barrel of monkeys is empty. As the game progressed, it became increasingly more difficult to grab the.

1 July/Posted by aaronplaat

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Playing god

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In 1964, a woman was brutally raped and stabbed in Queens, New York. Kitty Genovese, a 28-year-old woman was coming home from work when she was violently assaulted. The assailant stabbed her repeatedly. When police found her body, they noticed multiple stab wounds in her hands; proof she tried to.

27 February/Posted by aaronplaat

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Reflecting

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Two years ago, I was sitting on my couch in Dallas, wondering what the next chapter of my life would contain. I was anticipating a trip to NYC, followed by a new opportunity in San Francisco. I had been self-employed for 8 years, and was well accustomed to the unknown..

28 June/Posted by aaronplaat

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Sister Jane

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“It’s a beautiful day, Sister J.” “Every day is a beautiful day, Aaron.” This is a blog I hoped I wouldn’t have to write, but knew the day would someday come. Writing these words feels like a piece of my heart is being broken, because it is. Earlier this afternoon,.

28 April/Posted by aaronplaat

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Standing

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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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Charity

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Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. You could say that words have become a large part of my life since I was a child. I was one of the first in.

9 May/Posted by aaronplaat

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Alma mater

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Today, we  celebrate Mother's Day and recognize the wonderful gift we have in our mother. I'm personally very thankful to have a mother that has poured limitless love over all of her children, each in a unique and special way. Mothers make many sacrifices for their children.  As an adult, I now appreciate.

8 May/Posted by aaronplaat

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Faith

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As a child, I remember growing up in the christian church system. Some would view the setting as a fundamentalist arena. As I've grown older. it's one that I've come to appreciate and learn from. The church did an incredible job of showing what not to do with your life, yet often.

6 May/Posted by aaronplaat

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