Monthly Archives: July 2014

‘Into the Fray’

For thousands of years The futility war has gone on. While the weapons may change, death still plays the same song. Bodies on the battleground Discarded in a mass heap. The ground drinks spilled blood from wounds that still seep. … Continue reading

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‘The balance between trust and cynicism’

As children, we all start out at an initial point of pure honesty and innocence. Our world is small and there is usually no reason to doubt those who love and care for us. At that age, we are gullible … Continue reading

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‘Sometimes you need to believe them’

I spent 6,000$ building my son a two story playhouse (atop our gazebo) and was miffed that he rarely used it. One day I asked him why and he explained that there was a spider in there. I asked why … Continue reading

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Head games

All human beings are struck with pangs of self-doubt at times. We fret about our self worth and perceived value to others. We try to inflate our good qualities and hide our bad ones when we first meet new people … Continue reading

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The illusion

People are opportunists. We look for reasons to get along at the most basic level and it builds from there. We seek compatibility for the sake of peace amongst ourselves. Hormones and infatuation (like ‘Cupid’) convince us that we have … Continue reading

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‘King of cowards’

You seek to collapse the suspension bridge underfoot because it swings unpredictably over life’s troubled waters below. You reason that any change in your distressed circumstances will be an improvement over the unbearable pain you know. A deliberate fall from … Continue reading

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‘Butt dialed misunderstandings’

I flew to San Francisco to visit a friend several years ago (when cell phones were still in their infancy). She picked me up at the airport about an hour after I arrived (so I was a bit aggravated and … Continue reading

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