Tag Archives: wit

“Alexa, will you please forgive us?”

Originally posted on Phillip Mullins:
I, for one, am not very comfortable with our new digital assistant lifestyle simply because it doesn’t enforce the common etiquette of manners observed in polite society. We, on our thrones of sentient thought, simply…

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Writing – Self-Publishing and Self-Doubt

Originally posted on Andrew's View of the Week:
I suffer from writing self-doubt.  In fact, I just googled, ‘self-doubt’ to make sure I spelled it right, was using the right word and confirm that it is hyphenated. At the…

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The Real Problem

Originally posted on Russellings of the Spirit:
“Your situation…” a wise person once said to me, “… is never the problem.” Pregnant pause. “The problem… “ they continued, “… is your RELATIONSHIP to your situation.” And for the most part, I…

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Damnedelions

(Time-lapse video below It’s spring! Sort of. Actually, we’re still in Sprinter where I live, so it’s snow shovels one day and flip-flops and shades the next. But the dandelions can’t be fooled. Fake-daisy-delions are popping up all over our … Continue reading

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How did I get so Old?

Can you feel me? Boomers – bought stamps for 5¢. “Wait, we don’t have to lick them anymore?” Gen-X – bought stamps for 18¢. “Remember you must lick ’em, lick ’em good!” Millennials – bought stamps for 34¢. “You used … Continue reading

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Parable of the Sailboat

Most of my dreams are “mad libs,” the organized part of my mind attempting to construct a narrative out of disparate snippets. But every now and then I receive what could actually be considered a message. My life was at … Continue reading

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The Key to Success?

So, yeah, failure is the key to success. Yada-yada. I hate that. Don’t you?  Nevertheless, it’s true. (Dammit.) But wait, what about those exasperating stories of people for whom success came easily? Have you read the follow-up accounts? Their success always seems … Continue reading

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