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January Tenth; Not Broke, but Once Broken, Though No Longer

“Oh wait, I am broke.” But….in reality, I’m not. Though I once was. A meme is making the rounds that reads “If I was broke and had nothing to offer you would you still be my friend?” I shared it … Continue reading

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October Thirtieth; No Need to Fear

Finally. This morning I went out to feed the now not so stray cats. Itty Bitty has been with us for months now but was still keeping her distance. She would watch as the half grown kittens would come close … Continue reading

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October Twelfth; In This Month of Fear, I Fear

Forgetting. Not healing, because I know I have come a long way since the following happened. I have grown, I have move beyond the past and the injuries of that time. I am stronger, bigger, better than I was then. … Continue reading

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October Eighth; In The Month of Fear-Fear the Dark

Not always. Its no secret that I live in the dirt road where I grew up. Living on a dirt road out in the country with only four homes at the time, meant no street lights. When it got dark, … Continue reading

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August Tenth; If I Could Ask For a Gift, In This My Month Of Birth

It would be ability. I have been sitting here for the last four hours attempting this. I’ve had false starts aplenty. I have thought of and rejected many ideas. I have saved and I have deleted because nothing felt right. … Continue reading

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August Fourth (2021); If I Could Ask For A Gift

How can I say this, that won’t get me in trouble? Be aware…there are many possible trigger points within this write. Homelessness, addiction, abuse, suicidal, hunger, religion. I want, to be hungry. Not so much for physical food, though that … Continue reading

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July Fourth, Considering A Different Type of Independence

¬†Yesterday the sound of fireworks began before dark and went long into the night. It was nearing midnight when I finally thought I could call it a night and that my two dogs would be okay. I looked and the … Continue reading

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Gifts From the Dragons

In some mythological accounts, dragons were hoarders of treasures. Some tales even going so far as to claim that dragons wore jewels as protective breast plates. Though since I cannot find any reference to this, it may have been a … Continue reading

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Day156; Footnotes of Taking Out the Trash

My son is not going to be happy. I’ve been doing some cleaning. Stuff that had no purpose and simply needed to be thrown away. All of their usefulness long worn away. All of those old papers that had piled … Continue reading

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May Twenty-Third; You Made Your Bed Prodigal Child

¬†Maybe you’ve heard the saying; You’ve made your bed, now lie in it. No? https://www.theidioms.com/youve-made-your-bed/ I remember hearing it as I was growing up. My grandmother and mother would be sitting on the front porch snapping beans, or sitting out … Continue reading

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