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things i wish i had said, part 79

“I’m dejected, but only momentarily, when I can’t get the fifth vote for something I think is very important. But then you go on to the next challenge and you give it your all. You know that these important issues … Continue reading

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the best dog is a rescue dog

“I made up my mind eons ago that I would … also die at sixty-two. The I hit my mid-fifties and started thinking that perhaps I’m being a bit harsh. Now that I’ve scored a couple of decent guest rooms, … Continue reading

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life is funny, part 382

“I feel pretty good for an octogenarian,” he says.  “A MID-octogenarian, at that.” She stares into space while waiting for the man to finish his conversation and order. She has that look of someone who is too young to be … Continue reading

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trees

I don’t know why The trees grow so tall And I don’t know why I don’t know anything at all But if there were no music Then I would not get through I don’t know why I know these things, … Continue reading

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life

Life is like a piñata. Sometimes you get the crap beaten out of you with a stick. But then you get candy. Here’s to life. Sticks and all.

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and then

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end — the prophet dan wilson We threw the Rudolph costume and our Macy Thanksgiving Day Balloon into Junior, the new car. We staged an impromptu mini-road trip, through the Indian reservation … Continue reading

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eulogy

they had barely said hello and it was time to say goodbye goodbye … — the prophet ani difranco And just like that, it was over. After 30 years, 245,000 miles and half of my life, we said goodbye. It … Continue reading

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