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Embracing the Yin in Costa Rica

I developed a strong dislike of Chinese philosophy in early high school, the first time that the well-known yin-yang diagram was explained to me. I’m sure that different words were used, but what I remember being told was that the dark sort of fish looking thing represented the female. 723 more words



“Not everything is black,
Which means not everything can be white.
Sometimes a mysteriously grey area,
Is where humanity discovers its’ delight.

Truth be told things shouldn’t be this way. 25 more words



Last week, in search of some writing inspiration, I went out to a certain spot at the lake where I’ve done a lot of thinking over the years.   355 more words

Life is GOOD

My friend and I were laying out on the rocks, our bodies half emerged in creek water. We weren’t speaking, and I had my arms wrapped tightly around my face, completely shutting out the sunlight. 549 more words



In the summertime when the leaves are green, a grand piano sits in the park and plays Rachmaninoff at a man’s behest. In between sets the man takes a swig of water, waits for the roaring applause to decrescendo, and offers the same three words every time, without fail. 905 more words


If we never experience the chill of a dark winter night, it is very unlikely that we will ever cherish the warmth of a bright summer’s day.

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“To accept mediocre,
Is to realize the end.
Accomplishing your dreams,
is the minds best friend.

Do you bask in the struggle,
Make the best of your situation? 11 more words