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The Joy of Creating for an Audience of None

A powerful reminder courtesy of an unassuming 5-year-old

I walked through our front door and found my 5-year-old quietly drawing at our kitchen table.

I wanted to join him.

But since he was biting his tongue clearly lost in concentration — and remembering how much I hate it when people bother me when…



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Michael Thompson

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