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“Don’t Be Something You’re Not”

We hear it from the time draw near self awareness - "don't be something you're not." If you don't want to spend your teenage years at the mall applying glitter lip gloss and prank calling cute boys - don't - you don't have to buy into "popular." If you don't get into spending your evenings… Continue reading “Don’t Be Something You’re Not”

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I have nothing to say. Goodbye?

I have spent a lot of the past year and a half writing on this blog, and I have enjoyed almost every minute of it. Yet in the month of March I think I only managed to write 3 or 4 times. Even out of those posts, not all of it was material I'd written… Continue reading I have nothing to say. Goodbye?

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Words that Make Life Exciting

I'm a word-nut. I have been since I was a small child. For a long time people thought that I was shy because I didn't speak often. But the truth is that I did not want to say anything unless I had the 100% most precise words to say it with. Whatever I had to… Continue reading Words that Make Life Exciting

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Words, unspoken

So when more time has passed than you know what to do with, and somehow the words have found their way to you, what do you do with them? For me they just don't stop ricocheting back and forth across my consciousness. It's distracting at best, painful at worst.

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Speechless

I've always been one of those people who frequently doesn't know what to say in many situations. Silence is my default anyway, as I'd prefer to listen. But there are those times when someone has said something to you that you simply have no response for. I'm not speechless because 'if you don't have something… Continue reading Speechless

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One Hundred Ways to Say ‘I Love You’

In lieu of having anything interesting to say for myself, I have this to share here. I found this in the depths of the internet yesterday and it gave me something to think about. Here's a hundred ways to let someone know they're loved. One Hundred Ways to Say ‘I Love You’ “Pull over. Let… Continue reading One Hundred Ways to Say ‘I Love You’

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Mimicry

I read something just recently which gave me pause. They were the words of Oscar Wilde. "Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions. Their lives a mimicry. Their passions a quotation." I have liked the word mimicry since I was a small child. There's just something about the way it looks and the way it sounds. But these words stopped me in my tracks and got me thinking.

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The Art of the Booty Call

Step One: own a cellphone, preferably a phone with a touch screen, or easily pressed buttons. the glitchier the better. Step Two: place cellphone in your pocket. preferably your back pocket. kudos if you manage it from another pocket. Step Three: move around. sit on it. dance. wiggle. bend over. anything to frustrate your already finicky… Continue reading The Art of the Booty Call

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What is writing all about?

Why do we write? I imagine that some of us simply have a lot to say, and few people to say it all to. Some write to think and to process, to evaluate. Some write to spread information. Some write to give voice to opinion. Some write to create. Some write to revise, to edit,… Continue reading What is writing all about?

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a good word

if you only say one word, make it a good word, and if your only action is a smile, smile like you mean it.   A friend of mine wrote this in her last blog post, amidst a greater discussion. These words jumped off the page at me. These few words say a lot about… Continue reading a good word