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Day #13: M is for Merry

Dictionary.com defines “merry” as being “full of cheerfulness or gaiety; joyous in disposition or spirit; festively joyous”.

My mother was merry. It was second nature to her, that joyous disposition. 113 more words


Plutarch's Marriage Advice, Section 28: Be Gracious

The previous post in this series may be found here: http://memoirandremains.wordpress.com/2014/04/08/plutarchs-marriage-advice-section-27-do-not-be-bitter/

Section 28:

Plato instructed Xenocrates – who was harsh, but otherwise honorable and good – to sacrifice to the Graces. 245 more words


I like the contrasts in life, I often say

Many a time I have said that I like the contrasts in life. I like the sweet with the sour, I like a huge variety of experiences. 212 more words

Societal Or Personal Topics

Tuesday 8:07am

Tuesday 8:07am. Technically, I suppose you might say I was supposed to be at work 7 minutes ago. Instead, I’m at a red light and I’m only a little more than half way to work. 235 more words


Flower Fridays: Crocus

Depending on where you live up or down the east coast, you may have the early signs of crocuses or the full effect of their pretty blooms. 235 more words

Poetry & Readings

Seeking and Measuring Life and Good by the Bowl and Teaspoon Full

I read a book called “If this is a Man” by Primo Levi recently. Levi was a Jewish Italian Resistance fighter who was sent to Auschwitz Concentration Camp about a year before the end of World War II. 506 more words