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What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? Vincent van Gogh

  A to Z Blogging Challenge Well here we go again. I am going to give another blogging challenge a try. Why? I failed the last one quite miserably. And the reverb/resound whatever the heck that was didn’t work very well either. I have always made it through Nablopomo though. …

On wrongs swift vengeance waits. Alexander Pope

Prompt A: Talk about a time when you intervened. What prompted you? Did you regret it?   I have stepped in front of the swinging hand, the thrown punch. I have called for rescue as a child from drunkeness. I have threatened a firestorm of retribution on what was done …

There is a time for departure even when there’s no certain place to go. Tennessee Williams

Day 10: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Prompt A: Talk about breaking someone else’s heart, or having your own heart broken. I had to leave. It was time. He was never going the direction I was going, though he tried. I was never going the direction he was going, though I tried. …

Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs. ~Aldous Huxley

Prompt A: Talk about the ways in which your body is awesome.   Well first of all I suck. I do and I don’t I guess. We had a lot planned in March and did all of it. I wanted to do this project, very much. But I also wanted …

There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it. ~Chinese Proverb

Prompt B: What does your everyday look like? Describe the scene of your happiest moment of every day. I get up at 5. Hit the snooze button three times until Moshi says “the alarm has been stopped for today. I get dressed, sometimes I showered the night before. I wake …

I must take issue with the term ‘a mere child,’ for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult. Fran Leibowitz

Day 2: Thursday, March 15, 2012 Prompt A: When did you realise you were a grown up? What did this mean for you? Shock to the system? Mourning of halcyon younger days? Or the embracing of the knowledge that you can do all the cool stuff adults do: drink wine, go …

I is merely one of the world’s instantaneous spasms.― Clarice Lispector, Passion according to G.H.

Prompt A: Who are you? Come out from behind that curtain and show yourself.   I am the Bean’s mom. I remember when that wouldn’t have been first, but I am happy it is now. She’s the best thing I’ve ever done and I feel lucky every day that out …

"A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightening." James Dickey

oh dear god. It’s been too long again. Do I have good excuses, of course I do.  Some of them are quite silly. My desk where I do #wineparty and such isn’t comfortable. I have this amazing table  –well it’s beautiful, from my mom’s vast antique collection but it doesn’t …

For that guy. Yeah

So I had an episode the other day or month. I’ve been meaning to blog again for awhile but the new jorb and the tension with proving myself all over again got in the way. Before that it was just coming down from the job I had before. I was …

The Year of the End of the World with Thanks

I’ve been gone awhile. The year ended roughly for me but more roughly for my family. My husband’s father died and his current wife neglected to tell him There is SO MUCH I’d like to say about that, that I”d like to DO about that. But we’ll just leave the …

“The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” Bertrand Russell

Take a minute and think about what your biggest time wasters. What are they? What would happen if you took some of the time you were spending on these things and focused on pursuiting your dreams and goals? Are there other areas in your day where you could work on …

weapon of choice

the man who danced to weapon of choice who was always our icon of creepy uncles. Didn’t haven anything to do with that death some 100 odd years ago with that girl who was in a Santa Claus movie right? Because he wouldn’t have been able to dance. RIGHT?   …

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. ~ William Shakespeare

I’ve had an intense week of interviews and I have choices to make. I kinda had a mini meltdown this weekend, where everything I’ve been considering, all the changes I’m looking at hit me. And I was stunned? angry? worried? excited? relieved? I don’t know all five? It takes quite …

Whiskers on Kittens

it’s Monday and I’m disheartened, so I’m going to show you a few of my favorite things.   Dr. Steel. I’ve come across him off and on over the last few years, but I’m saddened to know he isn’t doing his show any longer.   And I love Steampunk, an  …

“their heart grew cold they let their wings down” ― Sappho

As happens every year, I’ve got a sinus problem. It went from 75 degrees to 40 literally over night and the whole family was plunged into various types of illness. This year has been the year of stomach problems as much as last year was the one of respiratory ones. …

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