Category Archives: disappointment

Disappointment

Let’s just get it out of the way right from the beginning. There is no Perfect Moment today.  Of course there is one, but it just cannot rise out of the gloom that my feelings are trapped in.  Am I … Continue reading

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Getting Sick

Thank you everyone for reading about my adventures in Costa Rica.  Your comments and encouragement were especially rewarding.  I was really on the fence about the trip before going–despite already paying for the thing.  Maybe it was nerves, or maybe … Continue reading

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Redemption with a Small R

If you’ve ever had a grumpy day, I think this post will help you. If you don’t know what I mean by a grumpy day, I truly envy you. A grumpy day is when things in the universe conspire to … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mr. Ellison

It is with a bit of a heavy heart that I write this piece. With so many thoughts going through my head, it is unlikely that I can write it in a short linear narrative, so I hope you will … Continue reading

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My Friend Procrastination

Procrastination is a powerful thing. Why is it I would rather watch old YouTube videos than do something I have to do?  Why is it that I would rather think about what order I was going to eat the “leftover” … Continue reading

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Today’s Very Imperfect Moment–or the Bobble Head that Got Away

I’ve got to break up Today’s Perfect Moment into two today. That is because amidst the perfect, I need a moment to rant about great injustices.  I cannot always right the wrongs, but I can stand up and let my … Continue reading

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Mother Nature’s other Plan

I had plans to get out and go riding today. Mother Nature seemed to have other ideas. Unlike Bri, who would be very happy to see this Spring snowfall, I was less than pleased. I have some cold weather wear, … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Interrupted

While this isn’t always the case, I have a certain expectation of how Saturday is supposed to work. I expect to get up, make more coffee than I normally have time to drink, eat sugary cereals and look through the … Continue reading

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