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Finding bliss in an average day

Today was, well, average. I woke up at 7 this morning and after wolfing down a rather large breakfast hopped in my company truck and headed to work. 109 more words

Life Lessons

October evenings

I teach in Framingham until 6:30 on Tuesday and Thursday nights, so this means I’ve seen firsthand how inevitably the days have shortened: a class that used to end in daylight now lets out after dark. 69 more words


Escape from the humdrum

Pattaya may have a sleazy reputation and many tourists associate the city with sex tourism, thanks to a great number of go-go bars and easy availability of women “escorts.” However, there’s more to Pattaya than the superficial reputation that it has. 339 more words

Humdrum and Ho-Hum

My biggest fear when I retired at the end of last year was boredom. After all, I’d spent close to the last 50 years as an active member of the workforce. 244 more words


The Monotony Funk - Feelings Friday 5/26/17

Times present themselves when the same-old monotonous days of your life become extremely tedious. You’re looped in a continuous funk. Drearily you think, “I can’t take much more of this.” Wondering to yourself, “How will I survive?” Each humdrum day runs into the next. 376 more words

5- Feelings Friday

I Hear That Silence Everyday

Amidst spent words, are left with me
Gaping chasms, of emptiness
Still echoes linger, of unspent spree
Which dares, my heart, in mind’s duress!

Forsaken all, in the quest of a soul… 80 more words


Odds And Ends

I step out of Laddu’s preschool and walk leisurely.

“Are you Laddu’s mom?” the little girl walking toward me asks. I nod, pleasantly surprised to be addressed that way. 487 more words