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singles awareness day

At the risk of sounding like a bitter single guy (I’m not… I’m in a very pleasant relationship with myself, thank you!) or at being that guy without a Valentine (I’m not… I have my adopted sister who offered, and … Continue reading

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determination and disappointment

I hate being told how to think and feel. It took me thirty-aught years of reading, analysis, experience, open-mindedness and reality to get me to this point. It may not always be right, nor is it necessarily firm and unbending, … Continue reading

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ready to fall

It is quite amazing how clumsy I can be sometimes. Trip over my feet… walk into doors as I am opening them… slam my shin into anything in remote proximity of it… miss the seat as I sit down. Rarely … Continue reading

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quip: death of a relationship

I hate to make too light a situation that very much isn’t right now, but every once in a while I do pull an insightful line out that turns a conversation. This one was so spontaneous, and somewhat insightful, that … Continue reading

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when the end is a beginning

A friend of mine recently went through a very bad break up. I know she’s hurting, a lot. As Huxley once wrote, “if misery could kill, he would have died right there in the street.” That about sums it up. … Continue reading

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in a new york state of mind

It is interesting considering the world from a different point of view while traveling. I see things in myself and how I behave and present myself that I would never probably notice if I were doing the same activities back … Continue reading

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On the Ocean of Life

Throughout life people come and go. Acquaintances, co-workers, friends, even family find there place in the storyline if only for a brief moment. None though is particularly fleeting. Although their introduction might have come quite by chance as an unexpected … Continue reading

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firsts, seconds, thirds, but never hitting for the cycle

So, in the last about year I’ve been on a lot of first dates. When I say a lot, I mean enough to make a squirl collecting nuts in October look good. It isn’t that I’m not trying to be … Continue reading

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making sense

I will be the first to admit, men don’t make sense. I should know, I am one and well, there are days I don’t get it, so how in the heck would a woman figure it out. We like to … Continue reading

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Romeo and Juliette and I

Were Romeo and Juliette a couple of hormone crazed lunatic youths with a vagrant disregard for social norms or were they really star crossed lovers? Who knows. I’m sure more than enough people have analyzed this one to death. The … Continue reading

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