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Birthday Hangover

We sang. We celebrated. And we ate cake. So much cake. My run through the birthday gauntlet is now complete and I have approximately a month to recuperate before I have to start Christmas shopping, decorating, and Pinning mischievous and elaborate set-ups for the Elf on the Shelf that I so stupidly brought into our lives. 1,710 more words

To Autumn

We’ve been reading a lot of Keats’ poetry in my Transatlantic Literary History class, which has turned my mind to freshman year of college. That is when I read… 371 more words

Teenage Lament

I want to be
like other people
one of the crowd
just the same
yet I am uniquely me
just trying to learn
the acceptance fame… 74 more words



Another inspirational card shared with me on my recent course…

Remember what is important in life – and enjoy the weekend!

Kathleen Crisley, specialist in dog massage, rehabilitation and nutrition/food therapy,  6 more words


Why I used to hate the phrase, "You're so young..."

Let’s cut to the chase: This phrase isn’t about age itself.

I used to think it was about something this thing that was out of my control. 415 more words



Pocket watch no longer keeping time.

My magnifying glass needs cleaning.



Having trouble reading

I do not feel old, but beginning to understand, I’m no longer in my prime. 10 more words


Untitled #7

I feel old,
Gone are the days of my being bold,
Of throwing caution into the wind,
Of late night sexual exploits,
Of excessive drinking with glee, 45 more words