Tag Archives: Reflection

To Your Health, And Mine

Well, it has now been almost 7 months since I decided to take the plunge and not only improve my A1C, but also lose some weight. I am happy to say I have done both by pursuing a low carb … Continue reading

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Moving On

Today I am wearing a tee shirt that says “If You Can Read This, You Are Standing Too Close”, a testament to the year we have just spent. When I bought it, I gave no thought to the possibility of … Continue reading

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Talking To Myself

Now that the Pandemic is hopefully on the wane and we are reintroducing ourselves to our friends and neighbors ,it reminds me of the time when I entered the military. One of the first things they did was march us … Continue reading

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Degrees of Reality

There was a time when, if someone I knew well, told me something, I would accept it on face value. I had no reason to believe it was not true, or at least accurate. There was no reason for this … Continue reading

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Take A Seat

This is one of those posts where I don’t know where I want to go, but I know I want to say something. I want to use this opportunity to express, well, something. I don’t think I will go for … Continue reading

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So, How’s That Keto Thing Going?

As any of you that follow me know, back in early January, I decided to go on a diet. Not unlike the thousands of people that, on New Years Eve, while basking in a pleasant alcoholic haze, said “this year … Continue reading

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Poetry 101

When I started writing my blog back around 2012, I was focused mostly on poetry.  I had been a contributor to another website that was purely into poetry and had contests, which whetted my appetite for the genre.   We … Continue reading

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Picture This

Yesterday, I decided to scratch an itch I have had for a while now. Over the years, while writing this blog, I have frequently incorporated pictures that I have taken with my cell phone camera. I love doing this and … Continue reading

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Guitars and Barstools

Another night, another townLike those I’ve left behindHonky tonks and cheap hotelsAnd girls that are inclined To drink your whiskey, tell you liesLaugh at all your jokesDance real close, head on your shoulderTrying hard to coax Another drink, another dollarTil … Continue reading

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December 21

Several years ago, after having moved back to Maine, we received a phone call about 4:15 in the afternoon. It was from a good friend and former neighbor from when we lived in Houston, Texas. After exchanging pleasantry’s she asked … Continue reading

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