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A horse named Eddy

Worry’s been wearing me out lately.

It’s a nasty rash which only spreads into more worries, like lack of sleep.

So I chose to leave my city job early today for a country picnic with some old friends. 137 more words


Hazy with smoke

You’re crying; you say you’ve burned yourself. But can you think of anyone who’s not hazy with smoke? -Rumi

Though my smoke has not cleared, not for years now, I find myself wishing more to help others clear away their smoke. 91 more words

The Psychology of Our Essential Self-Enhancement Bias

The self-enhancement bias, which has significant overlap with the optimism bias neuroscientist Tali Sharot has studied, is one of the 17 psychological phenomena David McRaney… 49 more words


The hole in my safety net.

So, with my safety net in place, I can focus on how to fix my existence to bring me to the point where I don’t need one. 589 more words


Yes – I have been. Tomorrow is a big day for me as recent tests confirmed I am no longer dealing with Lyme’s Disease (horrid enough) in itself. 206 more words


Decision Made - New attitude

Enthusiasm is an excellent word – it conveys Joy of Life – it opens the door for possibilities – it’s a wonderful experience.

So, in my quiet resolution – a decision has been made. 122 more words



I had a commitment to visit sponsors for the Homeless Coalition today, and it got cancelled. Yeah! I haven’t showered yet and I was trying to pick out an outfit to wear that wouldn’t scream ‘poverty’. 178 more words