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A change of direction



“Why is it that the words we write for ourselves are so much better than the words we write for others?"

I have the answer. It’s because we’re not worried about judgement. So far I have tried to mold, temper, and censor material for the sake of 3rd Street’s image. But really, what kind of image is that? Sedate, palatable, and vanilla? To me that means forgettable. Is that what we want?

The goal is to generate conversation, and unfortunately, the only way to do that is to have opinions which may ultimately cultivate disagreement. That’s fine. That is conversation, sharing of ideas and a springboard for empathy and ways of patients of the same viewpoints to strengthen a bond.

I was one of those brooding teenagers who wrote narratives and poetry, minus the dark clothes and bad haircut....okay I did have a bad haircut but it wasn't on purpose. I plan to revive that hobby but now for the purpose of writing about CF and my experience and perspectives.

Hopefully this change in tone will rejuvenate this blog. But grab a lantern. Things might get deep and dark.

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