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Emmaisms: Selling girl scout cookies

I'll never forget the day that Emma decided we were going to go out and sell Girl Scout cookies. Emma had very recently joined the Girl Scouts and as it turned out she would only last in the organization about 8-10 months. But that's another story. Emma had heard she...

Our past, our future and who we choose to be

A recurring theme when I talk to people is the regrets they hold close. Regrets are a funny thing. They are not always labeled "regrets." Sometimes they are "I wish I woulda... this" or "I wish I wouldn't have... that." Let me ask you a question; What exactly can we...

A Tumbleweed’s Life

Blows Blowing BlownFrom here to thereand on again Thoughts I controlDestination belongs to the wind Through open fieldsbarbed wire fencesFrogger with carsSettling in the waterS i n k i n g Thoughts I controlDestination... and outcome...belong to the...

Short stories, tall tales and a whole lot of opinions

Here you will find a repository of my writing.  I like to write.  And I like variety.  It is my sincere hope that you will find encouragement, nourishment, answers and questions in my writing.  Some of my writing is to create change.  Other endeavours are simply for pleasure.  If I make you think or make you smile… or even make you angry, I’ve done what I set out to do.

Chris Lengquist

Chris Lengquist, author
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Glitches and Smiles

Glitches and Smiles hasn’t gone anywhere.  It is simply a part of a more broad website dedicated to my writing.  Emma changed my life and there is no forgetting her.  The lessons I learned from her will continue to be shared right here on this website. Mental health, adoption and special needs touches us all in some form or fashion.  This site, and my writing, will always honor that notion. Just press the button to read more on these topics.