Tag Archives: love

America and Drug Addiction

Their rarely comes a day in my life where I don’t encounter a fellow human being who deals with major problems caused by drug addiction. Sometimes it’s during my work day and at other times it’s just stopping at a … Continue reading

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Preserving the Past while Decluttering

As my pursuit of the “Simple Life” continues I keep finding more and more opportunities to reduce the amount of “Stuff” which has accumulated throughout the years. This winter I have dedicated my time to scanning and saving all of … Continue reading

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Another Brother

It certainly has been a while since my last post as I have been keeping myself busy. Between preparing this taxes for 2016, Studying for a new certification and just going to work each day I have had little time … Continue reading

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A culture of FEAR turns RED

It certainly has been many days since I have written a post and for many good reasons. I have always been careful not to include my political views in my posts as I find they create a great amount of … Continue reading

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I am simply not writing

There was a time not so long ago where I was excited about getting up early in the morning and writing a post to this blog each and every morning. It seems something has changed to the point where I … Continue reading

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Thoughts of the Present Moment

I am here in the now and today will only last so long before it is gone forever. I welcome this day with open arms as I breath in the fresh air that surrounds me. I cannot dwell on the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Falling in Love and Being in Love

Ah, the wonderful bliss of falling in love is one of the most magical feelings in the world. It is that magnetic feeling when nothing else in the world means much other than being with the one who has suddenly … Continue reading

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Baking Passion

I remember scraping money together as a young lad for on occasions our little group would get together to visit different restaurants in the area. It wasn’t that often, but when we did we always tried to select a different … Continue reading

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Check Yourself Bro”

There are times where I really have the need to check my thoughts. There are always outside influences that have power over my thoughts but I have to remember that there are things that I can control in my life … Continue reading

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Passing down the Thanksgiving Torch

One of the benefits of getting older is trading places with the kids on Thanksgiving. Where it has been the norm to prepare a large thanksgiving dinner for family and friends there comes a time when our children are starting … Continue reading

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