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What has happened to me?


When did I stop fighting back? When did I give up on standing up for my rights or others? When did I become afraid? Is it age? Am I getting soft? Am I more fearful? Is it the times we … Continue reading

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Today


Today it has been four years since we lost Dad. I don’t really have a lot to say about it. I have a lot of stuff going around in my head. Some good memories and some bad. I hope he … Continue reading

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Get over it!


Why is it that in this day and age we can’t allow ourselves even a moment of self pity without someone jumping in to tell us to stop whining or worse, telling us what we should do about it? Why … Continue reading

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Re-written and edited as requested. I agree it’s much more reader friendly. The ability to laugh at one’s self is paramount to living a life of contentment. Recognizing our own weaknesses only makes us stronger. Knowing our own strengths is … Continue reading

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Fear and Doubt


When it comes to my writing I’m a coward. My reticence to share my deep dark secrets and feelings holds me back. I know that and I want it to be different but I am afraid.  I’m afraid of a … Continue reading

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Rain or Shine


Every morning I’d see her sitting on the stoop as I passed by on my way to the bus stop. She was very old with muffin crumbs in her whiskers and coffee stains down her front. She would never speak … Continue reading

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Stranger on the Train


She looked right through me as I sat on the cold plastic seat of the subway. Her elbows, encased in a carpetbagger cardigan with thick cuffs and a pointed raggedy corduroy collar, rested on the knees of her black pants. … Continue reading

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