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Is it Black Friday yet?

Halloween merchandise marked down forty percent. Well, there is only a week to go. And the crap has been out since before Labor Day.

My employer from two jobs ago was probably meeting with sales reps this week — to order Christmas merchandise — for Christmas 2015. 157 more words


Awwww, S@#$%!, D!*&%, and H *%$&


I usually write with a somewhat sappy, usually happy, and sometimes serious tone….today may be a little different.

I know, I know….my Mom is shaking her head right now, and thinking to herself (maybe even out loud to my Dad), 716 more words

Saturday soapbox

Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse.



Yeah, this blog still exists. I’m not sure what exactly inspired me to rededicate myself to this little project of escaping The Comfort Zone. Maybe it was the stern talking-to I gave myself today about making time for the things that I love. 625 more words


Writing Emotional Pain - without bleeding too much on your readers

“Please reject.” The email was from a complete stranger. I almost didn’t open it because I thought it was junk mail.

Then I thought, oh. Oh. 541 more words


The world today is suffering

Yesterday (October 22nd, 2014)  was a sad day, it was pretty intense too lots of things happened in my life, my country and the big world around me. 310 more words