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For those of you somehow coming upon this post while looking for something else, perhaps I should summarize, if everyone else will just bear with me for a moment.   1,919 more words


Little Things

Almost every day I told Megan she was perfect. That me and her were the perfect fit and everything felt right when we were together. There are a heap of songs that tell the story of perfection being in the eye of the beholder, much like beauty. 1,257 more words


The Flying Trapeze Experience

Cost: $29.00

Remaining Budget: $805.96

I have always been pretty awesome at birthday gifts. Seriously, just ask my little brother. Last year, for his 25th bday, I took him to an indoor skydiving class, and he… 1,639 more words


New Beginnings Part 5

This is story about a Cat.

To give you a little bit more context, we owned the local garage in the nearby village ‘Dunoon.’ It’s a quaint little country town consisting of one main road; a general store, a fuel station, a post office and a weird hippy shop that changes every six months or so. 855 more words


Cause Of Death

I read the first page of the autopsy report and was not at all surprised. However, I asked questions out loud to no one in particular or perhaps to my imagined medical examiner. 823 more words


Seize the Poem: Prompt: 'Tropical Garden' / part of me / vivid colours


tropical delights
Poinciana ~ Hibiscus trees
riot of color
landscaping the yard
eye-catching beauty


When I lived in Puerto Rico
it was amazing to be able to walk… 14 more words


Just as I Suspected, Us Creative Types Have Interesting Brains!

I finally got around to reading Nancy C. Andreasen’s article, Secrets of the Creative Brain, in The Atlantic just now. A friend sent me the link months ago via email, and today is the first time I’ve taken to log into my email on the laptop to chug through the hundreds of unread emails and junk that’s accumulated there (kinda like my brain, ha ha). 571 more words