“Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.” ~ Marcus Tullius Cicero Gratitude in Grief Some years are harder then others and this year was definitely a harder one. Ten years is a pretty big mile stone. One that brought up all the emotions and reflections and essentially “All the ….
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“You have moments of grief in life, and if you can put pen to paper and capture that, that’s something wonderful. I can revisit actual songs about past deaths, and I know that emotion is as true now as it was then.” ~ John Lydon Letters Letter writing. It is a dying art form, replaced by Facebook statuses and hundreds ….
“Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” ~ Rumi Change Things are changing. If we are honest with ourselves, things are ALWAYS changing, whether we realize them or not. Whether it is something as mundane as the seasons or more profound as the evolution of life. As Heraclitus said “The ….
“A fallen leaf is nothing more than a summer’s wave goodbye.” ~ Unknown Dudley Season First Fourth day of fall and I think I am more excited about it being Dudley season. Though who am I kidding? It was Dudley Season in July, when I was at the beach huddled under towels and their fleeces attempting to keep warm, because I do not ….
“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.” ~ Henry Rollins Summer’s Swan Song I wasn’t going to post until September 22, but it has been a tradition in years past to post on Labor Day about my summer and what usually begins a newish year as the ….
“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~ E. M. Forster What’s Up?! Ah, friends, let’s try this again. I was literally ready to hit post when WordPress randomly updated (to their new site set-up) and deleted half of this post. NOT going ….
“At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” ~ Albert Schweitzer Last Day of June It figures I would be getting around to finally posting this on the LAST day of June, my ….
“I am a Gemini and can adapt to most atmospheres. You get two for the price of one when you are a Gemini.” ~ Karan Johar Cheers To Thirty! It is finally here! After hyping it up ALL week, I am finally, finally, the dirty thirty. Only took me, oh yeah, three decades and very poor birthday humor to reach ….
“We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.” ~ Angela Davis Introspection I think it is safe to say we all have been doing a lot of introspection on the ideals of society. The stereotypes, the micro-aggressions, the judgements, the expectations, and how harmful it can all be. How it can affect the world that we ….
“And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.” ~ James Russell Lowell T-Minus 4 Days With everything going on, I held off posting this, but with T-Minus Four Days until I turn the big 3-0 I wanted to share this. Happy (belated) June everybody! And happy Birthday Month to me! Not gonna ….