Tag Archives: Relationships

The Phoenix Seeks

One was too saintly, the other mystifyingly, overly wanton but, the muse that had once stood in front of him, caused him the great distress of having to choose between them. He couldn’t have loathed her more for that. She … Continue reading

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Cupid’s Fraudballs – Deep Love Times 1,001

So, not every love story resembles the Harlequin Romance model or the Dr. Phil / Oprah recommendations of ‘healthy’, nor are they as far off the chain as the trailer park trashy gymnastics  of the Jerry Springer couplings either. Sometimes they’re … Continue reading

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Posting Fireworks That Burn

Maybe it’s because I’m old-ish, but I can’t quite see how physical distance really justifies these behaviors. Has the new reach out and touch someone technology made it OK to share this kind of intimacy because you’re not really touching? Continue reading

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Songs of Small Town Mothers and Daughters

Once in a while, my mother plays for me an old country song called, “Idol of the Band”.  One of the chorus lines speaks to a brief bittersweet period of shining glory for a young woman from humble beginnings. We … Continue reading

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Cocoon – A Repost of Blogger Dennis Cardiff

I decided to send out a fellow blogger’s post this week. It is a post by Dennis Cardiff, a fantastic who writes regularly about his daily visits with the homeless in his city on his blog “Gotta Find A Home”. This post is from his poetic site. It’s short beautiful poem about transformation. Although you will know he is speaking about his daily visits, I couldn’t help thinking that it speaks to a great deal of us from many paths. I hope you enjoy it. Continue reading

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Facebook – A Kvetch on FB Narcissism

For the record, I love seeing the things that make my friends, new and not so new, tick. I like to see what makes them laugh. I really do enjoy the hilarious ‘what we did this weekend’ pictures. I love hearing what kids have managed to accomplish, I love to see the pictures of joy posted from all over the world. I freely admit my life is far from overly glamorous or exciting. I must live vicariously. Or is that creepingly? Continue reading

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