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Arrival! How did that happen?

Falling deeply in love, in the end, can only come when we allow ourselves to fall.

How can the cynic ever allow us to fall? The whole reason we develop cynicism is to stop the experience of being hurt, to stop ourselves feeling any more loss. 418 more words

Fear As A Blessing

Six going on Sixteen

I don’t remember what I was like at sixteen, it was too long ago. However my son who turns 6 in November seems to be “going on 16, waiting for life to start!” 167 more words

Daily Prompt

Just a Cuddle

This is what happens when my son comes to my bed at night. He’s been sleeping in his own room for a year now but in the middle of the night he gets up, wears his slippers and quietly sneaks into my bed. 302 more words


Back to Black

I do not feel good today.

I physically don’t feel well, but more importantly, I emotionally don’t feel well. I am having some kind of acute self-esteem attack; like gallstones, only I can’t pee through it. 206 more words


Little Picky Eater

For all those moms whose children are picky eaters, I feel your pain. I really do.

We were recently on vacation in Dubai and were staying at a hotel which like most good hotels had a lavish breakfast buffet. 286 more words


The Simpsons: David Foster Wallace

And a reference to the boat in A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never do Again.

A picture is worth at least a few words

the graphic shows the lab result trending since admission.

Top = white count

Middle= hemoglobin

Bottom = Platelets

there at least appears to be a slight inflection in the curve suggesting an eventual decrease in the rate of decrease..   26 more words