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The Elusive Lesson

Why is it so easy to take life for granted? Despite being inundated by media which constantly espouse “live each day like it is your last” type messages, not to mention being constantly told the same by the people we know, we still find it so hard to elevate ourselves from the grind and monotony of the every-day, and really live life. 233 more words

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In Love Again at My Age???

I’m in love again.

That’s right.  Who knew?  At my age.  A married woman.  With her own family.

I can’t believe I’m broadcasting this on a blog read by millions (okay – maybe not millions, but hundreds). 744 more words

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The Backstory

After reading my previous, and very first blog post ever, I thought that it might be beneficial to any potential readers (wishful thinking!) to know a little bit about me, why I started this blog, and what I intend to use it for. 447 more words

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Onward and Upward, or, A Blogger's Reboot

Morning, kids.

So I’ve been doing some thinking, and I think I’ve finally decided to do something. Or something like that. Or would it be something like something? 642 more words

S.H. Roddey

To be, or not to be...

They say that, like anything else, to be a great writer you must practice. Practice, practice, practice. The great Stephen King wrote in his book, On Writing, that he writes every single day. 390 more words

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A Junkyard Rose

Before I moved last fall, my walk to work took me from the outskirts of town through residential neighborhoods to my office. Since relocating across town, my route takes me through a wider variety of neighborhoods, including the downtown business district and what pass for industrial areas in my small city. 185 more words

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Essential Boundaries

In a perfect world, people would have respect for the emotional and physical boundaries of others. However, we exist in a world which is still in the process of learning how to better itself and whose inhabitants think have the slight problem of differentiating their business from other people’s business. 113 more words

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