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Arms out swinging

Have you ever known anyone who when they are afraid or hurt or angry whatever, they go after anyone within reach using words and attitude as their fists? What about grownups who have temper tantrums which would make a 2 year old proud? People who are oblivious/don’t listen? People who say one thing and do the opposite? How do you deal with those? Can you ...

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Creativity challenges

Ok, I’m going to try a new thing to both help me in writing and maybe give you something to participate in. I like to do a couple of memes/themed entries per week (Photo Friday, check!) but I haven’t really found a writing/thinking one that suits me. So, if you’re an online writer, journaler, blogger, diarist, artist, or anything else I have not covered and ...

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that’s not my blood! and other stories from Savannah

If you&’re of Irish heritage (or if you enjoy Celtic events, artsy heritage festivals, dancing, food, etc.) I would highly recommend a visit to Savannah, especially, a few days prior to St. Pat’s. Personally, St.Pat’s in Savannah is just a big drink-a-thon, and on any given Sat., there are several college football games all around me, if I want to see that. I know, there ...

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Devil dog

One thing that kind of helped me this weekend was pet-sitting Sue-bee, a 80+ lb, brown/dark honey colored lab. She looks a little dark here, but she’s actually more the color of dark honey, or maybe more of a brownish red. Most importantly, she is very sweet, very spoiled, and very silly. Sue-bee says that it’s hard work to be a devil dog. (this was ...

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on grief

First off, I would like to say thank you to everyone who has shared their kind thoughts with me either via email, here, or in person. I do appreciate it. Really. Animals bring such great joy and fun and wonder and silliness and frustration and well; a little bit of everything! I know that I will have good days and not so good days and ...

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Links for Sunday

Ok, just a few things. Links: Christian’s artwork & writings Phatz writings & projects Phatz photography: Mo Shots Another website that I’ve enjoyed is virtue fern. I hope she continues writing & uploading artwork. Her insight into the creative process is always interesting. An archive of her website can be found here: Virtue fern Queen Ellen’s world world is a fun adventure: Queen Ellen style ...

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