Monthly Archives: March 2011

Forgive That Creep? NEVER!

He done ya wrong.  She done ya wrong.  They aren’t even sorry about it!  They deserve to burn in Hell for this, and you want ring-side seats for the show.  Forgive them? What are you, nuts?  Why on Earth would … Continue reading

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Van of Fools… or…. How I Became a Capitalist

When I was a teenager, I lead a bit of a wild life.  Hard to believe, I know… I’m so dull and boring now that I’m a single mom and have to be somewhat responsible.  Back in the day, I … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Sultan’s Horses

This is actually a very old folk tale, but since Disney has yet to exploit it, few have heard the story and it is one of my all-time favorites. Long ago before the discovery of petroleum and the invention automobiles, some … Continue reading

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Have You Met This Woman?

I’ve met her at least a dozen times over the last 20 years.  Sometimes she’s short and brunette; other times, tall and blonde.   Her resting facial expression is a scowl, and she frequently stands with her arms crossed or … Continue reading

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Help! I’m Talking and I Can’t Shut Up!

When I was younger, it was really difficult for me to form lasting friendships.  I used to think the problem was entirely outside of me; I had no control over other people and the fact that they were…well… flawed.  But I … Continue reading

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When You Are Lonely

A study at Duke University and the University of Arizona found that people have fewer friends (on average) than they did in 1985;  25% of Americans say they have no one with whom they can trust the big stuff of … Continue reading

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I AM Listening to You. I Just Disagree.

I used to have a boyfriend that loved to argue with me.  He even argued that we didn’t argue. These weren’t intelligent debates, they were one step up from the school yard, “I know you are, but what am I?” … Continue reading

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