Category: talk

joining the flock

In the summer of 1986 I joined the United States Army Reserve. I was 19 years old and had no…

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show me

We talk so much in this world. Most times, we are talking ourselves to death rather than acting appropriately. It’s…

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contemplating life

I sat in the park today, thinking. I didn’t focus on anything in particular. I listened to woodpeckers feverishly pecking…

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green all over

Writing Prompt: Green Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. i am green on the inside where…

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raindrops keep falling on my…

Writing Prompt: Climate Control The idea that the weather and people’s moods are connected is quite old. Do you agree? If…

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random thoughts #1

No one wants to hear that there are days when I feel so afraid that all I want is for…

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no help for the helpless

Writing Prompt: Help Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt. Giant black garbage bags sat to the…

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food and the body

I attended a nutrition seminar today. It was refreshing to see a nurse practitioner who actually addressed eating habits when…

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the mystery within the mystery

And as you come closer to yourself, you are coming closer to the universe. And the greatest moment in your…

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we learn nothing

We learn from history that we do not learn anything from history. – Mark Twain Mark Twain brilliantly and succinctly…

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dystopia now

I’ve watched movies since I was not much more than 8 years old. I grew up on TV shows such…

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whispers from the vibrant stones

Photo Prompt: Vibrant This week, share a photo of something vibrant. Vivid colors, a lively portrait, or perhaps a delightfully…

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a feng shui'ed cyber world

Feng (wind) shui (water). Most who are familiar with it immediately conjure balance, peace and positive energy flow. I am…

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the potential pie insurrection

Young adults are an interesting bunch. Currently I have three in my home. One is here only temporarily and will…

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the question mark

Nearly everything that happens between life and death is a question mark. The questions haunt us and we make an…

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lest we forget

memories trace a path to our doorstep. the familiar knock interrupts our living. do we open it? or do we…

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it is done

I remember the first time I realized that I was not immortal. I couldn’t have been more than 10 years…

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to vice or not to vice? that is the question

Everyone has a vice. Most people have several under their belt. Doesn’t matter if everyone you’ve ever met says they…

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what i do for love

The island of Jamaica is small. When I was a little girl, however, it seemed large and imposing, a big…

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the candle

A candle sat on the table at the outdoor cafe. The wind blew softly, barely stirring the flame. Forks and…

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