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Letter to the Drummer

After sixteen years you suddenly say

your “heart’s not in it”.

As if this band were a dating application

And you were a member for sixteen days… 1,403 more words

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Realised Fairy Tale (part three)

I chose my seat with care.  It was at least twenty metres from the door through which the passengers would arrive. It was also slightly elevated.   712 more words

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Realised Fairy Tale (part two)

I wrote a letter to the mysterious African doctor who would be arriving in San Francisco in six months’ time.  I introduced myself, asked him for the exact dates of his visit and encouraged him to plan his stay over a weekend.   456 more words

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Realised Fairy Tale (part one)

It was my birthday.  It wasn’t a spectacular affair.  It was a weekday.  I was teaching at a public primary school in San Francisco.  Several of my colleagues had wished me well.   872 more words

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Lundi Matin #07

We all need a little dirt in order for things to grow right? Look at difficult times as your dirt! Continue to work through it until you see that beautiful miracle sprout through.

-Jacs

Encouragement

Wisdom of Age?

It is not easy growing old.  It’s certainly not for the faint-hearted.  Not only must we contend with stiff joints, achy muscles and diminishing senses, we are constantly being put in our place by the youth. 502 more words

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