To Live Counter-Culture

A couple of weeks ago I got bit by an unidentified insect. Three times on the inner crease of my left arm. I have no idea who the culprit was or when it happened. I do know that it got infected, with a large red bullseye around two of the bites. Almost a week after…

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Branding

I’ve been thinking about branding a fair amount lately. Probably because my Naïve Pilgrim Instagram account is new, I’m getting a lot of ads in my feed promising to help me define my brand and grow my following by thousands a day. I took marketing classes in college and understand the importance of branding, especially…

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To Begin . . .

  As I stand at the threshold of a new year, I contemplate what it represents – the portal to an open road of fresh starts, a chance to “get it right” this time. Resolutions seem to have fallen out of fashion, being replaced with intentions. Perhaps we’re making intentions now because we’ve tried and…

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