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11

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Journey

Words by Julie Sabey
Photo by Jennifer Armstrong
Each issue of this magazine is a journey of its own. It takes its first steps with simple ideas, drifts to making contacts and gains momentum with...

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10

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Growth

Words by Julie Sabey
Photo by Tim Ennis
This season, rivers and streams swell and grow like open hearts and minds, reminding us what we’ve left behind and leading us to places we can’t imagine....

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9

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Element

Words By Julie Sabey
Photo By Galyn Franklin
As the light dims, we must find ways to fill our hearts, challenge our minds, and keep our bodies healthy. We turn to the elements to satisfy ourselves and...

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8

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Reflections From Within

Opening Introduction By Laurel Sliskovic
Photos By Alex Bowen
And Sareh Puetz
I love the way our mysterious and beautiful world works. At a time in my life when I am practicing being evermore present, I find myself learning how to be...

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7

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Staying The Course

Opening Introduction Bevin Clempson
Photos By Jenn Dykstra
Many of us fear to take risks. Fear to surrender. Fear the outcome. Although this life is altogether calm and tumultuous, somehow we make our way through...

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6

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Making Connections

Opening Introduction By Julie Sabey
Photos By Ross Bodenmann
And Nik Dunn
To make things happen, we connect. It’s the spark from these connections that makes us feel alive. I came to be the guest editor of this edition of the CVC...

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5

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The Fire Inside

Words By Allie Jenkinson
Photos By David Prothero
And Jenn Dykstra
Our associations with the notion of inspiration are more fiction than fact, made evident by the familiar image of depressed and disheveled artist waiting for...

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4

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Movement

Words by Ross Bodenmann
Photos by David Prothero
And Jenn Dykstra
Arguably one of the only constants that exist in our world is the reality that nothing is constant. Change itself is one of the few things we can be sure of....

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3

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Power

Words By Ross Bodenmann
Photos By Zach Turple
And Lorenz Jimenez
It can be defined as ability, force or potential. Some call it influence or pressure, others relate it to mechanics, something calculable; for still more...

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2

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Discovery

Words by Ross Bodenmann
Photos By Dan Owen
And Zach Turple
An enlightening interview from our last issue led me down a rewarding rabbit trail. The conversation was an enthusiastically shared perspective, the topic...

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1

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Coming Home

Words By Ross Bodenmann
Photos by David Prothero
Some say it’s simply where they grew up, the place they remember most or where they count most familiar. Others say it’s ‘where the heart is’ whatever...