me, a few years ago, in some hot, dry, and dusty place

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life: examined is an invitation to get curious—a collection of ideas, and thoughts about living a creative, intentional life—written from my perch in Portugal.

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shanna trenholm
writer-human living in Portugal. animal lover, collage maker, poetry shaper, coffee drinker, and pro-level napper.