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Lara Simmons
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Following the Signs

Lara Simmons on September 12th, 2012 No Comments

“It’s not from the known, but the unknown…that creativity and inventiveness are born. Turn away from the predictable, cliché, and reliable. Brave the void where the darkness is greatest. Trust the quiet, find the stillness, feel the calm. Then steadily think, speak, and move as if you were led. Behave as if your vision were…

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Lara Simmons
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One Year Later

Lara Simmons on August 17th, 2012 2 Comments

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” —John Lennon from “Beautiful Boy” One year ago this month I left my position as a Member Service Representative at Verity’s Wallingford Branch. It was a hard decision. The kind that comes with uncertainty, sadness and some regret, but it was what I…

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“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” –Milan Kundera If you had asked me about dogs two or three weeks ago I…

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