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Rough day at BK

Transcribed from my diary for Sunday 2017-03-12, for now I am intentionally leaving this unfinished.

Rough day at BK.  I may not have the guts to recall and tell it all.  416 more words


8Awkward encounters with celebrities

In which I make a fool of myself with some famous people, discover Laurel and Hardy in the UK Lake District, berate touchy creatives who complain about fame, and match UK TV characters Beverly from… 1,678 more words


I spent a week in Utah when I was 15. I thought it was one of the most beautiful places I’d ever been, and it is certainly the loveliest of the Western States (though I’ve ever been to Idaho). 771 more words


Keep the feeling, change the thought

A basic tenet I’ve maintained here, is that one’s feelings are largely independent of one’s circumstances; and that one can typically choose how to feel, no matter what one’s circumstances are. 290 more words

Get On Your Feet

The Pursuit of Happyness: The pursuit of happiness or self-blame?

“Don’t ever let somebody tell you… you can’t do something. Not even me. All right? You got a dream… You gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they wanna tell you that you can’t do it. 654 more words

A snapshot: this moment in my life right now

Thursday 2017-02-23

Some weeks ago, on a Sunday afternoon just after check-in at the mission, I became clairvoyant for a few seconds, and saw many things. 242 more words


Upward Mobility

In just about every election the voters hear stories about the American Dream.  A candidate will go into detail about how they went from rags to riches or lifted themselves up by their own bootstrap.  666 more words

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