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‘Forgiveness is the fragrance of the violet which still clings fast to the heel that crushed it.’-George Roemisch

Today, I find myself depressed. Not so thoroughly depressed as to make me inactive, but pretty close. The incident that triggered my depression is something I have known was coming for a while. But even a fore-knowledge of what is … Continue reading

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Laughter is the best medicine. Except for like, real medicine.

It was much too hot as Cali and I pulled up to the crowded gas station to wait our turn to fill the on-the-verge-of-empty gas tank in my truck. Cali and I have worked together for about four months. Between … Continue reading

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Learn what you are, and be such. ~Pindar (522–443 BC), ancient Greek poet

The internet has afforded us with many new opportunities, not the least of which are social networks that help us keep connected to friends and re-connect with old ones. For years now, I have looked for one such old friend … Continue reading

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The internet has the wisdom

Today, dear readers, I am writing just before my shift begins at the library. While my feet are sore and my mind a bit mushy from yesterday, I am really enjoying my new (paying!) job. It is exciting here since … Continue reading

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Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect, it means that you have decided to look beyond life’s imperfections…

There is a place in this world where children gladly and joyfully enter and adults only do so with trepidation. In fact, adults are often bullied by their children to cross the threshold of this most unholy and germ infested … Continue reading

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My mind is aglow with whirling, transient nodes of thought careening through a cosmic vapor of invention. -Blazing Saddles

It has begun. I knew it would happen and quite frankly, I tried to postpone the inevitable for as long as humanly possible. But change comes, as it must, and my life is about to change dramatically. When Ellwood was … Continue reading

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