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The cottage at Port Ryerse

My husband’s family has an amazing cottage in Port Ryerse right on the beach. His mother and father’s family has been there for 70 years and his aunt and uncle have a cottage right next door. 845 more words

Nostalgia and Realizations and Limbo

A funny thing happened the other day. I can’t remember why, but I decided to browse through old notes I made while in the acute days of… 1,469 more words


I sit locked out,
my nose pressed against glass
only I know about.

You sense my distance
but cannot understand
the why of it.

The space I cannot cross. 66 more words


on coming off my meds

I rattle around the house, with my mouth closed.

I’ve no one to speak to.

My voice is rusty on the square. Squeaks out a “no thank you” as I burn past the clawing, reaching hands of… 36 more words

Can technology bring us peace?

The summer months of 2014 have brought us a sickening surfeit of awful news. Our newsfeeds have been full of conflict, casualties, and brutalities in Iraq, Syria, Ukraine, Gaza, and so on. 1,203 more words


Two Quippy -- Or, One of These Will Tick You Off

People believe, not what’s true, but what makes them feel good. This is why we do stupid things over and over.

We’re offended by others because we think we’re entitled to their behavior. 368 more words

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