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Live like you were dying

Even at my age, I live by the school year calendar. When a new school year approaches, I oftentimes find myself reassessing where I am, and where I’m going – not unlike what so many of us do the first of every new year.

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21st Century Living

at the locks

Big imposing, a lot to take in.  What catches my attention, are all the interesting geometric details, with the fading light, I lingered here and there with my eyes, chasing shadows that were by now long and wide ready to call it a day. 173 more words

It Comes and Goes...

Toonce insisted I show you this picture, it’s one of his favorites. He smacks his cat lips everytime he sees it. Anyway, I just checked out my bank balance and my check from The World’s Largest Telecommunications Company dropped in. 201 more words

This Too Will Pass

The Good Ol' Days...

Do you remember the good ol’ days? You know when life was simpler, less stress at work, or when we were kids, or when we first got married, or before we had kids, or when life was just easier, before we had responsibilities. 227 more words

Religion

Time

“I realized I’m afraid of time,” he said.

“How is that,” she asked.

“It’s like, I don’t know, like I am always waiting for the end, for the arrival and then I miss the journey there. 146 more words

Japanese Way of Tea Ceremony in London

The first time I saw a Japanese Tea Ceremony was in the early noughties, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.  I have carried that experience with me over the last decade or so.   483 more words

Travel

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living.

Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living.
The world owes you nothing. It was here first.
— Mark Twain

The image is of the leaves of the Ginkgo biloba, or maidenhair tree.

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Cheerful