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Situational Honesty

It’s hard not to be cynical, isn’t it?  According to an article I read this week, 30 percent of Americans are dishonest, 40 percent are situationally honest, and only about 30 percent are honest all of the time. The article … Continue reading

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Whatever is Good

When I reviewed my photos for today’s blog, I found this one. It was a calming image and I texted Handy from the quiet of my house “we’ve got a good life here.”

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The Speed of the Human Spirit

Last week, I had an opportunity to speak on the telephone with one of my favorite work consultants.  He’s a man of about my father’s age, specializing in one aspect of the work I do.  For some unknown reason, I … Continue reading

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Scrumptious!

I have been farting around the internet this morning, searching for the origin of the word “scrumptious.”  Some dictionary sites claim the word is an alteration of the Latin word “sumptuous.”  Others state “we don’t know.” Most date the word … Continue reading

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Jury Duty

That’s my teaser title excuse for getting the blog up late today.  I don’t have jury duty. For some of the employed, including me, today is a holiday known as Presidents’ Day.  I’m sitting on the couch, listening to BBC-Radio … Continue reading

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Counting My Nightmares

I don’t sleep well.  I close my eyes and I fall asleep, but I don’t wake up refreshed.  I wake up worried and I wake up tired. Sometimes, I have nightmares and bad dreams. Last night I had my first … Continue reading

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Cheap Bleep

Jesus Christ said many difficult things in the Holy Bible.  Recently, I’ve been thinking of a statement recorded by Matthew: “And why take ye thought for raiment?  Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither … Continue reading

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In the Eye of the Pea Holder

Yesterday was International Yarn Bomb Day. I don’t understand it, so I didn’t knit any scarves for the trees in my neighborhood.  You know what they say–beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I’ll keep knitting together beautiful things … Continue reading

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I Almost Ran Out of Gas

It’s 6:01 a.m. and I’ve overslept.  It’s been that kind of week, running from one place to another.  Work obligations, tomato obligations, Hampton Victory Garden obligations, Moxie obligations, blogging obligations, birthday obligations, family obligations, and friendship obligations have filled my … Continue reading

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The Road Trip

In another life, I used to travel a lot more than I do today.  My job required me to “liaise” with customers and that meant I would travel and visit with them as often as they wanted to see me.  … Continue reading

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