Tag Archives: reality

Running – the risk of dying

“Running just a few minutes a day reduces risk of dying” Really?? Such was the headline on the news item that morning. Now, I don’t run. There is a certain top-heaviness in the curves department that has always made running … Continue reading

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Jumping off the cliff…

Ten years or so ago, I was very active on a number of closed forums. I was lucky to be part of that moment when they were active and the energy was vibrant. I made a good many friends, people … Continue reading

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The positives in negativity

“Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength…” KJV Psalm 8:2 I passed the entire night in the hinterland between sleep and waking. It is that odd state where the body rests unresisting but the mind … Continue reading

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Flying high

There was a heron in the garden when I arrived at my son’s home a little before eight o’clock. It stood on the deck, almost as tall as me, and looked me in the eye. For a moment there was … Continue reading

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Under the weather

It is spring and here, that can mean anything. For many it means being ‘under the weather’ with colds, viruses and the other miseries that attend the change of season. Yesterday was as warm as a summer’s day… the day … Continue reading

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Plagiarism and validation

Noun: plagiarism:  the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own. Sometimes when I’m about to write about a particular idea, I will look at quotes on the subject. Not to use either … Continue reading

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Guest post: Jerry E. Smith – Dirty Windows

The struggle with the problems of life, daily steals our bliss, Seldom seeing farther than phone at the end of our arm. Our dramas revolve around the imagined theft of a kiss, Or the exaggerated events in the news, showing … Continue reading

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