Monthly Archives: July 2013

Make as Many Mistakes as You Can

Graduating is not something I have forgotten or better stated, I remember well how I felt at graduation. The title of my feelings could have been “Now What?”. Having spent years growing up and getting an education I was then … Continue reading

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“Soft Hearted”

Maybe you don’t see, Little things get to me, A silly comment, words unmeant, Things merely insignificant Spend hours in my head, They tear at my heart, And don’t cease Till its apart. There was never a time I … Continue reading

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First Official Day

I found this poem… sometime around my junior or senior year of high school. I’m sure I thought it applied to something going on in my life at the moment although I can’t remember what. Aren’t all things in high school … Continue reading

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Living Too Long With a Single Dream

A lot can be packed into forty-four years. F. Scott Fitzgerald proved it. In more than one or two ways his life paralleled those of one of his characters, James Gatz or Jay Gatsby. Both suffered from the ill effects … Continue reading

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Because a Friend Asked

This morning a person I attend a ‘Codependents Anonymous” group with asked me a question that inferred that codependence was never a good thing. Her questioning made me step back and think a little before I responded. What came were … Continue reading

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My ‘Family’

You may meet a person and instantly know that you will be best friends forever. Other friendships develop over an extended period of time. In some friendships you may feel a sense of equality, while in others there may be … Continue reading

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In a Thousand Ways and More

To be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. To talk health, happiness, and prosperity to every person you meet. To make all your friends feel that there is something in them. To look at the sunny … Continue reading

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Musings After A Storm

Musings after a storm, mostly restated thoughts I have picked up along the way and some I borrowed for the morning. I like storms. They let me know that even the sky screams sometimes too. Sometimes it takes a terrific … Continue reading

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Where I Am

Pain: An unpleasant sensation occurring in varying degrees of severity as a consequence of injury, disease, or emotional suffering or distress. A rather amazing realization is beginning to make itself known: how negatively staying in a job I did not … Continue reading

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Just Me, All Along

I am Me. In all the world, there is no one else exactly like me. Everything that comes out of me is authentically mine, because I alone chose it. I own everything about me: my body, my feelings, my mouth, … Continue reading

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