Monthly Archives: July 2007

Thinking Out Loud

Our fears die, usually before we do. That may be a good thing or a bad thing. It depends on how and when they die. Some fears die because we kill them. I used to be afraid to drive on … Continue reading

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Blog Love

I am grateful for my blog. July is nearly over. I feel the rush of time. Panic. The summer is coming to a close and I feel like I did nothing. Then I remember my blog. My blog is evidence … Continue reading

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“It is what it is.” I hate it when people say that. Have you ever heard a more annoying platitude?

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Living Life by the Book

I am grateful for books. We all have to live in the Real World. I am grateful for books that let me escape for a while from the Real World and its limitations. The Real World is also full of … Continue reading

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Positive Cattitude

I am grateful for my cats. People say that cats are aloof. Maybe some cats are, but not mine. One of them is always trying to sneak onto my lap. The other prefers simply to sit nearby, but he trills … Continue reading

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Sunday Stories

Thinking back to my post about blog-writing being a trap (One Hundred), it occurs to me that part of the purpose of my blog is self-improvement. If I say publicly that I’m going to do something, I usually follow through. … Continue reading

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Super Easy Rice ‘n’ Beans

I know there will be many times that I regret “inventing” this recipe, but for the last few weeks it has been a lifesaver. We don’t have time to cook, but we don’t want to waste money or ruin our … Continue reading

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B-ing Grateful

I am grateful for beer. As Ben Franklin said, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” I am also grateful for Ben Franklin. I wonder if he was drunk as he stood out there … Continue reading

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I woke up with an incredible idea one day during my vacation. It was so funny that I was smiling all around my morning breath. I said to myself, “This is a kick-ass story idea!” So I made a mental … Continue reading

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My Faithful Reader

I am grateful for my Faithful Reader. He’s the only person who knows I have a blog and if he didn’t read it then no one would. Life without him would be at least 100 times worse than I think … Continue reading

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