Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Face of Happiness

I just read a blog entry by one of my favorite bloggers, Mostlytrueramblings called “What Is More?”  In it, she imagines being an 80 year old, lying in a hospital bed and thinking about what in life she would have … Continue reading

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So Why Am I Angry?

I am a guy that loves to read a feel good story, which I don’t get to do very often, given all the local and national crises that permeate our media.  But this week was different.  I had not one, … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary, Integrity, Opinions, Reflection, Sad, Self Esteem, Senses | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Yeah, But

“We want the facts to fit the preconceptions.  When they don’t it is easier to ignore the facts than to change the preconceptions” Jessamyn West American Author 1902-1984 I read this quote recently and thought to myself “old Jessamyn may … Continue reading

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

Any of you that have read my stuff, even occasionally, no doubt know that I am a lover of pets aka dogs and cats.  Over the years we have had a mix of thirteen that we have hosted.  I say … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Humorous, Love, Music, Narrative, Pets, Random Thoughts, Reflection, Senses | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Making His Point

According to recognized aero-technical tests the bumblebee cannot fly because of the shape and weight of his body in relation to the total wing area. But the bumblebee doesn’t know this, so he goes ahead and flies anyway. @@@@@ David strolled down the … Continue reading

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Timothy Alden Young had always been called Tay by his mom.  It was a nickname that had stuck with him all the way through middle school.  Life had not been easy for Tay.  He was the product of a broken … Continue reading

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