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Tagged With: positive attitude

300-Word Stroll, 1/1/17: A LITTLE BIRD TOLD ME

Yes, really. I was on morning-auto, filling the coffeemaker reservoir.  As I turned off the faucet I heard a high-pitched sound.  I dialed up my ears, and—sure enough.  A lone cardinal was singing full-voice.  Cheery.  Bright.  Joy-filled.  The longer I stood listening, the louder it sang. Morning-auto.  Doing The Things, mind in standby, thinking ’16 … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll for 8/31/16, Supplemental: 20 PUSH-UPS LATER . . . #NEVEROLD

I am 64 on my next birthday, less than a month from now. I lightly work out two to three times a week at my age because I am focused on staying as active, strong and in shape as possible. I want to be able to still be working out at 74, 84 and . . … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll for 8/17/16: I DON’T WANT TO “TIRED” TODAY

I’m tired of tireding.  I don’t like it and would just as soon move beyond it and never again need to deal with it. I’d love to start a day out full of energy from the night’s sleep like everybody else.  Unless God steps in – again – that will never happen again in this life.  … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 6/13/2016: OKAY, THAT’S JUST NOT *FAIR* . . .

Nobody likes a stacked deck. “It’s a jungle out there,” right?  Come in, toss jacket and griefcase on whatever’s handy and closest.  Open fridge and take a long swig of milk right out of the carton.  Swipe your other hand across your forehead, stretch your chin straight up as you loosen your tie, unbutton your … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 2/3/16: DODGING THE GIANTS

The famous theologian Ernest Hemingway said, “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” So I do.  I sit down at my keyboard, day after day, struggling to bleed onto the page – okay, monitor screen – in such a way that you get where I’ve been, … Continue reading »

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