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Bullies and other not-nice kids

So, I was bullied for five years by a group of girls that were characterized as the “popular” ones in our grade in elementary school. I was never “cool” back then, but I like to say that I was never a “weird” kid either. 397 more words

Lessons Learned

Daily Quote: 10/07/2017

Succeeding in life can be challenging, but if you have the strength, courage, and integrity then this will help you through, but these are one aspect of qualities. 88 more words

Daily Quotes

Wednesday Vignette: Backbone

… or, clam shells arranged by someone else on the beach at Laudholm Farm, Wells, Maine, 29 Sept. 2017.

Wednesday Vignette is brought to us by Flutter & Hum.

Field Trip

Leave it to chance: when the choice is no longer ours to make

Since I began blogging in 2010, of all the topics I’ve covered in my posts, the vast majority revolve around a common theme: choice. Obviously, there are circumstances beyond our control—our best friend moves away, our spouse severs ties, we lose our job or we become ill. 131 more words

Nontraditional College Graduate


SO, uh… hi.

Haven’t posted this month.


A lot has been going on.

I read something this morning.

“I am currently under construction. Thank you for your patience.” 147 more words

Stream Of Consciousness

Say No to This

To all the spineless pushovers out there, I feel your pain. For I, too, have trouble turning down even the smallest of requests from people–even if they’re a mere acquaintance. 505 more words

Organized Ramblings