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1003 Thoughts

Last in a series.

It’s been a long year and we’ve all heard a lot of things we could’ve done without.

Some times they come crashing down on you when you least expect it and you’re left scrambling, trying to figure out where scribble it down so you don’t forget. 194 more words

Hand Me A Nail

1002 Thoughts

I couldn’t decide where the line between the poems written on the program were so I just divvied them up later.

Here’s one, or hell, maybe two:

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Hand Me A Nail

1001 Thoughts

Words written during a Very Important Intermission:

Every year I attend the 1001 Nights show in Lexington, KY. It was yesterday if you didn’t know, and there’s no other show quite  like it in Kentucky. 113 more words

Hand Me A Nail

The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Being a librarian, I rarely buy books anymore just for me but every now and then one leaps out at me, circulates through my family, and then makes its new home in my library where I recommend it to my secondary school readers. 167 more words

Half-asleep reading other people's opinions on mental health

Tom Robbins roughly said once that no one writes as an extension of their intellect any more, they write as an extension of their neurosis. Robbins also said that all depression is rooted in self-pity, and all self-pity is rooted in people taking themselves too seriously. 401 more words


Tom Robbins is a Gross Old Dude; No One Needs Him: Villa Incognito (2003) Is Thin, Dated and Worth Overlooking

Three Americans go missing after their Flying Fortress disappears over the Laos jungles. A mythological badger-raccoon-dog-creature wines his way through unsuspecting peasant girls until he falls in love and impregnates one in pre-industrial Japan. 1,416 more words


Fighting with Contentment

I used to think…I was cool.  I filled my days and self with…cool ideals.  After a much fought fight with ID, EGO, and the biggest bully of all, SUPER-EGO…there is quite a difference between ‘cool’ and ‘contentment’!

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