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Tagged With: toughness

2nd Cup for 2/23/17: I WANT TO BE ADDITIVE.

Survivors of life-threatening experiences are the same in one amazing way:  they are fearless in their desire to squeeze as much joy out of each day’s living as is possible. G’mornin’,  friend.  Help yourself to a piping hot, fresh cup of Tanzanian Peaberry.  Those of you who’ve been 2nd Cuppers from way back will instantly … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 6/27/16: I. WILL. NOT. QUIT.

An anonymous Facebook meme:  “I’m not a quitter, but sometimes the game ain’t worth playin’ no more.” That’s one way of looking at it.  Then there’s the other way.  You know–the one I prefer. “I don’t mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection!  But I … 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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