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Beauty Is in the Crackpots

I lie here in bed, clothed in sweats, head wrapped in a flea-bitten woolen cap that has been with me to three countries, looking — and feeling! 371 more words

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Who Mourns for Adonais?

A couple of days ago, I watched ‘Who Mourns for Adonais,’ a Star Trek episode that features the Greek god Apollo and I have been meaning to write a post about it ever since. 262 more words

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My Most Nasty Breakup

Break-ups are awfull, always. But everyone has gone through one that was particularly nasty, so horrible and unhealthy the relationship and its wrekcage haunt you even beyond the boundaries of the break-up. 578 more words

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FMNMBH: Sweating Blood

Alyssa from Four Mares No Money asks: What has been the most fearful moment you have ever experienced with a horse?

Excellent question, and I have been pondering this subject all week and still can’t think of one specific incident. 1,150 more words

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Grave Business

A man returns home from the cemetery. His wife opens the front door, ‘how was it?’ she asks.
‘Hectic!’
‘What do you mean?’ she says, surprised. 49 more words

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The Smell of Childhood Memories

The breeze shifted the other day and something made me think of home.Some faint fragrance triggered childhood memories. We live in such a hyper-visual age that it’s easy to forget how impactful our sense of smell is. 527 more words

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Job Interviews

I just had what is, without question, the single most humiliating job interview of my life.  It was awful.  I am shamed, so very shamed.  I’m so shamed I never want to talk about it again, which is usually a prelude to telling the whole world.  1,931 more words

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