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  • On this day in 1960 I bought my first umbrella. If I can pinch an idea from Dickens, “It was the best of days, it was the worst of days.” It was the best because it was our wedding day. It was the worst because the rain was bucketing down an...
  • This is my experience from last night:My daughter, Bailey, has the flu. She went to her doctor on Wednesday and was diagnosed with it. On Thursday, yesterday, she called me home from work because her fever was at 103, and she was hurting really bad. When ...
  • The photograph is of my brother, taken just after dawn the morning a motor rally passed by a few kilometres from my home. When I got it back from the processor and had a look at it I decided it needed some explanation, so I wrote the accompanying verse. Y...
  • My Thoughts On Saying ‘Bless You’ When Someone Sneezes 2/21/17   OK, I know some people are of the thought persuasion that this is as important as saying “please” and “thank you”, but I have to say, I disagree. ...
  • The wonderful Mediterranean Sea encompasses Europe, Africa and Asia. It is a result of this mixed blend of societies that Mediterranean cooking has a wide assortment of sustenance things to look over. Adhering to a good diet arrangements are a piece of th...
  • you know,  im going good i have to say.... well im trying to keep a good moral, beside everything...the hard is that i never have anyone to talk to.people view me as a sort of alien or whatever... a livin being that they should forget/ who have...
  • How smart are you? What sort of personality do you have? Are there dark shadows lurking in your psyche that threaten to overwhelm you in times of stress? Dare to take the following test to learn the things that even your closest friends won't tell you. 1...
  • Shhh!  Hush now.  Listen.  What was that?  Did you notice it?  A presence, an intensity, brushing up against us raising the hair on arms.   Felt, but hardly seen, this visitor we call Silence tip toes suspciously down th...
  • One autumn Saturday Lynne and I spent the day in a land of oddly shaped volcanic plugs and strange, eye-catching rocks, about 240 kilometres west of Sydney. We went hang gliding with our son, Neil, at Rylstone Airport – a mostly disused airstrip n...
  • Karma is a fundamental mechanism of our existence. It applies to everyone, regardless of belief. Anyone can understand the reasonableness of karma, and all great spiritual authorities have taught the principle of karma: that there are reactions to our act...

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  • Its the end of the calendar year,that time of when everyone is supposed to be ecstatic...after all we're all receiving DIAMONDS as big as the Ritz and snazzy sports cars with big Christmas bows and all sorts of bling,right?
    With such silly expectations (I'm not even going to mention resolutions and happy families..DOH!!) is it any wonder soo many are stressed,blue and cynical??
    On my previous site I once asked if the world wouldn't be 100% better if we simply actually followed the Golden Rule,"Do onto others......"
    Well those cyniics approached the Q in muuch the same manner thee bomb squad approaches a ticking package:was this some awful RELIGIOUS question?
    Then somebody mentioned BDSM and it got silly...fast.....
    But the friend who suggested the thought,aJewish woman and an athiest might have been on to something.
    And a little charity and tolerance never hurts,right?

    I wish you ALL Peace ,Happiness and Joy..oh,political questions ar of course exempt from this proposed tolerance ,naturally!!!! :)
    PEACE!!!




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