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Wearrative was started by Lisa and Chris Moore in Denver, Colorado in early 2017 after 25+ years in cancer diagnostics and regenerative medicine. It has been an incredible experience, and although our mission is to help others share the power of story, it didn't seem right not to share our story as well. We apologize ahead of time for the rambling, spelling errors and bad grammar. After all, it's sometimes the imperfections that make story great. Subscribe here to be notified of the latest and greatest from Wearrative.

 

Days Like This

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Let me tell you a story,

I went to high school in Knoxville, Tennessee and from about Valentine's Day through Memorial Day, Spring takes over. I loved this time of year. I loved the new flowers. I loved the fresh, fluorescent green on the trees. I especially loved the early fog over the rivers during my runs. I loved the smell of damp, cold air. I used to run along an old railroad track, and I will forever have in my mind fond memories of the scent of railroad oil, fog, and honeysuckles.

I remember one Spring afternoon driving across town with the windows down and hearing Van Morrison for the first time on a mixtape I had borrowed. His relaxed tone captured the promise of Spring perfectly.

Recently I heard Van Morrison again, and the feelings of Spring came rushing back. The warm air through the windows and the sweet scent of honeysuckles. It is funny how we remember things as we are and not actually how they are. I couldn’t tell you any of the lyrics, but man I can tell you about the car I was driving and the exact part of town I was in.

Starting a business has plenty of days of no responses. Plenty of lukewarm interest and plenty of days looking up phone numbers of people to sell to. There are many days where heading into the mystic is the only choice you have. However, Van helps me remember that there are also days when everything falls into place. Yup, there will be days like this.

Here is to great stories,
Chris




 

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