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Daily Observations - 9/24/17

Yesterday I was entering a store while a lady was exiting.  I opened the door on the right and began to enter as she took a step through the same door I had opened.   179 more words


Growth and Pants By Melodie Elaine Estes

And now for something a little different. I wrote this poem for my oldest son when he was about seven or eight. He is now a 6’6″ adult. 272 more words


Verbs that are used when making things.

It’s much more fun learning and practicing English by actually making something creative.

But, you need to know how to give or understand the instructions. 18 more words

English Lessons

What Riches Matter

We don’t have much
by way of things and space.
Our rooms are small;
Our neighborhood is modest.
We don’t buy things that
we don’t need, 366 more words


Neon Birthdays

I’ve been up since 4 am, and so has the rest of the house (sort of). I sat up in bed, and then Layla came to our bedroom to snuggle, which she doesn’t do much anymore. 572 more words


Too Old To For A Casual Relationship?

In June, I started regularly hanging – and having sex – with a guy I met on Tinder. I asked him on the first date what he was expecting from our time together, leading to an agreement that we didn’t want anything long-term, but were happier to just see what happened. 564 more words


On the TED stage...

Earlier this year I was invited to share an idea on the TED stage. The event was staged at the brand new VCCC in Melbourne, and I was speaking alongside some really inspirational people as part of… 239 more words