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Experiencing Life Sensually

One of the major themes in Fahrenheit 451 focuses on how the characters in the book experience life, which is basically not at all. In their society, they do everything they can to stifle and suppress emotions and experiences: they drive cars fast, take antidepressants, stare blankly at t.v. 615 more words

Life Ponderings

Stomp Out Stress

I’ve come to the conclusion that procrastination is likely the single largest source of stress in my life.

I’m far from lazy, in fact I have the reputation of being “all work and no play.” I usually enjoy the challenge of a big project, but when I’m unsure of myself;  don’t know exactly what I’m doing; or feel a little resentful about having projects to complete when everyone else in the house is sitting around watching TV or taking a nap without the least twinge of guilt, I find myself beginning to procrastinate. 318 more words

Moving Toward Freedom

Done Enough

It starts to rain at midnight.
A spider takes refuge in the corner
by the window. Water is the last thing
We need around here. … 52 more words


Daily Haiku--14 April 2014

I’ll skip the scenic
route if it means I do not
have to walk with you.

- out of my head -

She’s getting sicker; she’s

becoming more ill.

Time to repress, I confess, or

I will not lie still.


Don’t want to ignore, yet can’t adore… 18 more words



“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Eleanor Roosevelt

The truth of this statement and the implications in my life. I can say I was not valued, but the truth is different. 425 more words


Sunday quote.....

How many of us have enough trust, strength, and faith to believe that we could do the impossible?
~Rachel Joy Scott~
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