Indefinable Surreality

There is an indefinable surreality that accompanies movement from one place to another; especially, when arrival at said place is meant to be permanent. This permanency lends a different hue to all feelings and adjustments. This surreality is neither scintillating nor depressing, only an observation of what is and evidence of how quick things change. As in my own […]

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Are They Talking To You Too?

To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed. – Bernard Edmonds Dreaming is a natural state of being […]

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Yes, Indeed.

Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened. – Dr. Seuss I’ve recently moved to another state, a familiar one this time. There is comfort in familiar places and known people. When I moved to Wyoming four years ago, I had to limit how many “new” things I would do in one day because everything was […]

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A VISIT FROM STRANGERS

An older woman, with graying hair at her temples, hands me a cup of coffee. “Let it cool. It’s still too hot,” the woman says. I don’t know who she is, but I’m not going to listen to the likes of her. I take a sip and burn my tongue. Maybe the strange woman was right.

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So Many Important Things

One of the many things I learned at the end of the Classics corridor down which I ventured at the age of 18, in search of something I could not then define, was this, written by the Greek author Plutarch: ‘What we achieve inwardly will change outer reality.’ That is an astonishing statement yet proven […]

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Which Road Will You Take?

People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. After visiting a friend yesterday, who relayed a story about her first childbearing experience and the challenges she had with the hospital staff, I was straddled with the idea on how […]

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Staying Focused

“It’s all about your determination, I think, as much as anything. There are a lot of people with talent, but it’s the determination.” – Judy Blume This reminded me of a conversation I had with a friend a few weeks back. She spoke of her dreams and her undeniable self-sabotage that seemed to follow her […]

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