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So far Pascale has created 147 blog entries.

Slippery Walls and a Comfy Seat

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Sometimes it feels as if I am at the bottom of a well with slippery walls. It’s rarely as bad [...]

Sympathy, Empathy, and Not Making it Worse

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It’s tough.   Witnessing someone we care about going through something painful can bring even the strongest of us to [...]

Chasing Rainbows

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It was a typical day in the Pacific Northwest: overcast with spots of rain throughout the day. On the long [...]

Feedback. And Vomiting.

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Feedback can be a lot like vomiting.   That image comes to me as my days fill with critique, both [...]

Rise. And Rise Again.

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My name, Pascale, is related to Easter. It’s, admittedly, an odd choice for atheist parents to name their daughter, but [...]

Your Check Engine Light Is On

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  Even the most rudimentary, single-celled organism has the ability to seek pleasure and avoid pain.   Why, then, are [...]

The Price

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I've been creating a series of novels with a recurring theme: the price of the life we desire. (You can get [...]

Summer Reading

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It’s been a lovely summer, hasn't it?   In case you think I've sent out this email six months too [...]

The Gift Of A Week Gone Wrong

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It’s been a very odd week.   My daughter had surgery to rebuild a knee destroyed in a bad ski [...]

Call Me A Snowflake

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I woke the other morning to a snowstorm outside my window. It was coming down in thick, chunky clumps, with [...]