Tag Archives: personal stories

Our Faces Speak

Walking out of the supermarket today I noticed an old man sitting and waiting for his wife to check out their groceries. His face was wizened, lined, a bit tired looking, yet so alive, especially his eyes. I got to thinking … Continue reading

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Acquiring Musical Genius Through Injury

I’ve just read about a guy by the name of Derek Amato. In 2006 he suffered a serious concussion after hitting his head in a swimming pool. Apparently he lost quite a bit of his hearing and memory. But here’s … Continue reading

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A World of Human Faces

I went to the supermarket the other day to buy some tea and a few other things. While walking along the shelves I had one of those moments of “heightened awareness.” Sounds all rather mystical and other-worldly, but I’m sure you know what … Continue reading

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