Tag Archives: philosophy

The Daily Post: Renewal with a Hitch

Renewal always sounds bright and shiny, like a beautifully restored vintage car or a vibrant blossom in the spring bursting from what had looked like a lifeless branch. But the problem with renewal is that something has decayed in order … Continue reading

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The Whirring

Pathways of the mind, wandering thoughts, detoured by suffering as much as certainty, and attention to intention wanes with the onslaught of feelings— vulnerable, sideswiped— almost certainly erring, at least in part—and the thoroughfare of mind-numbing thinking races unobserved behind … Continue reading

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Nursery Rhymes Re-visited

Jack Sprat could eat no fat—80-10-10. His wife could eat no lean–Paleo. And so between them both, you see, They licked the platter clean. Jack and Jill went down the hill (makes more sense) To fetch a pail of water. … Continue reading

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My teacher told me . . .

Growing up, I wanted to be a ballet dancer–at least, that’s what I told my first grade teacher. (My first grade teacher was my teacher for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th, as well, but that’s another story. … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Find me a Mountain!

I need to go to an undiscovered mountain, or perhaps an undiscovered island.  I have watched so many Ted Talks and Youtube videos about GMOs and other left commie infiltrators, that I am ready to hide under my bed. Okay, the “undiscovered” … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through My Eyes

I must admit I would probably not make it into the Hall of Fame for the most positive Pollyannish attitude in life. I love to laugh, but there is a hint of melancholy always waiting in the wings. And no, … Continue reading

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Doodles in My Brain

This is the doodle that was writing itself in my brain as I was waking up this morning.  No wonder I wake wanting to take a nap!

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Take Care How You Build

A kind word and a mean word do not weigh the same, word for word. Kind words are light and porous–beautiful–and only make a solid structure with many upon many upon many.  The weight multiples as the words do and … Continue reading

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My Meta Metaphor

Well, now, I have filled all your feeders, and I’ve cleaned up your messes. I’ve protected you from rats, cats, and this and thats! You pleasure me as I view from my prized place, my all-seeing window, but . . … Continue reading

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A Feeble Fable

I walked along the twisting path, a steep drop off on my right, a rocky wall on my left.  Every step was measured and sure to avoid the rocks and shards of pottery from discarded vessels, which held all manner … Continue reading

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