Monthly Archives: May 2017

Ten Things I Wish I’d Learned Earlier

 New Yorker cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti I‘m such a slow learner. I am capable of learning, but it seems I need to be hit over the head before I recognize a truth, and to work twice as hard … Continue reading

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only this

only this i walked along the ocean shore and suddenly i was no more my self had simply ceased to be and for a while there was no ‘me’. and at that moment all was clear — a Cheshire grin from ear … Continue reading

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20 Lines of Work to Encourage Your Kids to Avoid

(Haven’t done a rant for a while; let’s see how many people I can inadvertently offend this time around. Be forewarned that this post contains immoderate, highly-judgemental language, inadequately-defined terms, Oxford commas, and unsubstantiated opinions. I’m not proud.) THE ROGUES … Continue reading

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10 Things That Are Less Complicated Than They Might Seem

Some people are likely to enjoy the first part of this and loathe (or be bewildered by) the second part; others are likely to find the first part boring and the second part a fun thought experiment. I considered posting … Continue reading

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this moment

there is no word to describe this moment — it is not silent or quiet, because while there are no words being spoken or thought, there is yet sound it is not still, because there is movement, though without plan, … Continue reading

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