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It is well with my soul

It has been a while since I wrote something here on my Jesse blog. I am pretty sure I have been going through the depression stage of grief and for me this means that when I sit down to write the spirit to do it is absent. 889 more words

Jesse Apple Blog

Heartbreak Is Real!

Often what feels like the end of the world is really a challenging pathway to a far better place.

At the time I really and truly thought I was going to die from…

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My Happy Place

How it’s different meeting someone through dance

What do you notice first about a new person? Their appearance? The way they walk? The way they laugh? When my first interaction with someone is through a dance, one of the first things I notice is their smell. 215 more words

Blues Dancing

NaNoWriMo Tips: My Favorite Things

Do you remember the song “My Favorite Things” from The Sound of Music?

Raindrops on roses
And whiskers on kittens
Bright copper kettles
And warm woolen mittens…

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Writing Tips

Small mercies and little memory triggers

It is Sunday, my most difficult day of the week now, because during the 16 months Jesse lived on his own, Sunday was the day he came over every week to have dinner, talk, and do his laundry. 586 more words

Jesse Apple Blog

strongest trigger of memory is smell

Vincent Van Gogh: Two Sunflowers (1887)commons.wikipedia.org

strongest trigger of memory is smell

I smell our affair

in bouquets of sunflowers redolent of sunshine

sheets, earthy with sudor and musk… 77 more words

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie

Scents and Sensibility

A scent can bring back memories as easily as a photograph.  Unlike a photo, however, a smell can sneak up on you and hit you unsuspecting. 753 more words

Rape