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Disappointment through the years

Disappointment. It’s a heavy word.

We learn from a young age that people can be disappointed in us for not helping our siblings with their homework, lying, not taking out the garbage, or various other items. 167 more words


The Ghosts of Culloden……….

…………………270 years ago todayCan you hear them, can you see them
Marching proudly across the moor,
Hear the wind blow thru the drifting snow, 48 more words

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Lucky Cat

I don’t like cats nor am I a cat person but I have these cats- my lucky cats. Each one holds their own ‘lucky’ charm. Of course I am not sure about this luck as it has yet to bring any of their true good fortune or happiness my way but maybe it is because I need to believe in them more or there is a hidden ritual I do not know about. 179 more words


Handwriting as an art form

Handwriting. Not texting, typing, using a phone, snapchat, tweeting, or any other form of social media. Actual pen to paper written words on a page. … 332 more words


Depressive Realism.

A few days back, our professor was teaching us about positive psychology, and one of the topics that came up for discussion was ‘depressive realism’. This meant that people who are depressed tend to have a much clearer picture of their own situation, whereas us, the so called mentally healthy people view the world with rose-tinted glasses. 355 more words

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Last stop - Cotopaxi

With only two days left and over 20 hours of travel time ahead of us we felt we could pamper ourselves.  Into the mountains we went to a remote hacienda located at the base of Cotopaxi, Ecuador’s most famous volcano and the one that recently erupted in 2015. 95 more words

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