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Blinding Blunder

I'm nursing a headache that makes me want to curl up in the dark, in the quiet, because my head is about to explode and I feel like throwing up. I feel like I've been dragged onto a crazy, turbulent, nothing-makes-sense train. Everyone's arguing about everything and nothing of significance. People have loads to say… Continue reading Blinding Blunder

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A Sweet Surprise from Target’s Harry Potter Anniversary Event

We went to Target today, on a regular, weekly run. And we saw a catchy Harry Potter display soon after stepping in. We had no clue they were having a 20th anniversary event going on, from 11 am to 1 pm at Target, July 21, 2018, which was today. None. There was a large, beautiful… Continue reading A Sweet Surprise from Target’s Harry Potter Anniversary Event

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A Restaurateur’s Passion and Love

The desire to try Smokin' Fins started with curiosity. Friends had mentioned dining there a number of times on social media. I wanted to find out what made this place interesting. I had heard the food was pretty good and the seafood was fresh. That's about all I had heard. But, that was a good… Continue reading A Restaurateur’s Passion and Love

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Peacing Perspective

I had the misfortune of being stuck in the same space as an individual who has spent no small amount of life embittered, angry, and frustrated. Complicating the situation was that person's thick concoction of paranoia mixed with thick webs of conspiracy theories and other untruths and a lack of self-awareness and responsibility. Actually, I… Continue reading Peacing Perspective

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Never Alone

Inexplicable sadness. Despair. Tearful. Useless. Joyless. Pained. Unmotivated. Meaningless. Hopeless. Alone. We have all felt this way at one time or another. Some of us have felt stuck in a rut, in an impasse, or just plain buried. This week, we lost Kate Spade, 55, to suicide. We also lost Anthony Bourdain, 61, to suicide.… Continue reading Never Alone