Taking a Short Break

Hey Y’all, Just a note to let you know that I’m taking a short break and will be back with you all once I succeed in finding a place to live and get things settled. It’s been a rough couple weeks and about to get rougher as I only have 12 more days before we end up homeless. Because the universe seems to love to pile it on, I also lost two and a half weeks of work this month which will seriously reduce my available income for housing in the month of September. I’m doing the best I can

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Inspiration is all around us

Today I’d like to introduce you to my new little bud. Go figure, it is a lightning bug. I named it “Lit” for the purpose of sharing its story. We were already well on our way down the road when we noticed Lit on the windshield. Actually, my daughter noticed, as Lit was on her side of the car. Now, had this been a squashed bug, or a spider, or any insect that scared me or creeped me out, its fate would likely have been much different (and now that I think about it, that’s pretty cruel…). But it was

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Independence Day in the USA 2018

We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, –That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall

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Still Standing

“It’s been a long, long road this way But I’m still standing today, And I don’t care what anybody say, ‘Cause I’m still standing, I’m still standing today.” — Michael Franti & Spearhead – again. The past week or so I’ve probably played this song about 100 times or more. It’s uplifting. It’s motivating. It’s somehow comforting. I’m coming out of a fog that essentially smothered my entire life. The past 2-3 years I listened to practically no music at all. My audio library was filled with tons of songs, once powerful and meaningful to me, that irritated me to

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