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Is everything “broken”?

Photo: Chair (cropped), Zen Sutherland via Flickr.com CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

No, it isn’t, of course, but you’d sure think it is if you chat around the water cooler, pay attention to Twitter, or read blogs or Nature News.  644 more words



A big bold blur
Of entire life
In a rain drop
Hung in the air, then
Shuttered against hardened soil
Reduced to nothing
As if it never was. 42 more words

Inspired By Life

The Overlord Bear reblogged this on The Overlord Bear's Den and commented:

Oh hey, a freaking inspiring poem! :D

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Καλημέρα όπτιμι.

Τρίτη κα δεκατρείς σήμερα. Λένε δεν είναι από τις πιο αισιόδοξες μέρες. Πολλά τα σημεία που πρέπει να αποφεύγονται σήμερα σύμφωνα με κάποιες

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I googled the definition of gratitude. What came up was this: “the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness.” 390 more words


Outrageous Happiness #19: Friendship, Magic and Clark Kent

Whether it makes me lucky or unlucky, strange or strangely interesting, I’m one of those people who can go for days at a time without interacting a whole lot with other people. 534 more words



Optimism October

Society tries to force a lot of us to be and act a certain way. The majority of people will conform to gender roles, trends, and social pressures just to get away from the negative public eye and criticism. 357 more words


The Dark Side of the Moon

It’s weird how the moon effects one’s mood and behavior. At least for me it does.

An age-old argument states that since lunar phases effect the time of tides and tides themselves, then so should the moon affect the ebbs and flows of emotions and moods for humans, birds and animals as well. 460 more words