Tag Archives: hopes

Who Will You Be in 2021?

‘Future’ by Ahmed Carter (unsplash.com) Thought for the Week You who are on the road Must have a code that you can live by And so become yourself Because the past is just a goodbye ~“Teach Your Children” (Graham Nash) … Continue reading

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Highlight Highs don’t last as the days slip by

My Featured Blogger this week is Kate Duff of A Thousand Bits of Paper. Kate is a poet, writer, and published author who lives in Australia. About her writing, she says it’s “a ‘song line’ or ‘dreaming track,’ a path … Continue reading

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Few objects are so suffused with meaning. They’re seldom “just windows.” They are symbols of the past or of the future. Of possibilities, or missed opportunities. They taunt us with freedom. Or separate the unruly world outside from the neat … Continue reading

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My Bucket List

I started making my bucket list today. Here’s what I have so far: 1) Bucket What’s on yours?

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Don’t Follow Your Dreams

Today is my birthday. Which, with the possible exception of New Year’s Day, is the day I’m most inclined to assess what I’ve done with my life. I’ve learned a few things in my (largish number) years on this planet. Perhaps … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 11

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Three: Aviar Previously: Gina watched in astonishment as her brother Zack suddenly vanished. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ Zack thought it was…

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dream…persevere…succeed (hopefully)

Originally posted on Kevin Hotter:
I know what some people are thinking. Dreams? Really? This guy is going to write about butterflies, rainbows and leprechauns? No way. I’m fully aware that if you are 5’1 with no athletic ability, you…

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