Category Archives: Life path

Mums the word

I love to tell a good story.  I sometimes feel like my life is just a collection of stories.  I attract eccentric people, and I love hearing people’s life path.  Hence, the attempt at the Portraits here on this blog. … Continue reading

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wherefore art thou… Romeo?

A plan is just a list of things that might happen. So where does the story go from here? First off, my manifesto is not preventing me from continuing to date  boys.  While I do sort of feel like Rocky … Continue reading

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plan B: a personal manifesto

the conversation with an older male close friend: Me: “I’m not giving up, I’m just accepting that plan A doesn’t seem to be working for me, for whatever reason.  It’s time for something new.  Here’s the plan B:  I finish … Continue reading

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on offering joy while you can

The best thing about life sometimes is simply the possibility that things may change.  Life may not be all that good today, or yesterday, but there is a tomorrow, and it there is a small chance it will be good. … Continue reading

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Portrait of a Woman: Mari

It takes a long time to grow an old friend. My friend Mari and I have known each other since third grade.  She is one of my oldest friends.  We were never “best friends”, but were always in about the … Continue reading

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on relinquishing control

“Incredible change happens in your life when you decide to take control of what you do have power over instead of craving control over what you don’t.”  ― Steve Maraboli I’m reading ‘Stumbling Over Happiness’.  The first chapter is about … Continue reading

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growing up from Girls

And that’s the thing – I never knew growing up would be so hard.  I expected to get married, find a job and buy a house.  -Mr. FEMA, 30 It’s rare to hear these sentiments from a guy – probably … Continue reading

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choice overload

From “Twentysomething: Why Young Adults Seem Stuck?”, as referenced from the article in the New Yorker (emphasis mine). Choice overload… makes people: worry about later regretting the choice they make (If there are twelve things I could do tonight, any one of … Continue reading

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Something “strange” has happened to me since the great break-up with Mr. Faraway three weeks ago.  My Cancerian horoscope this week said: There’s a spot in the country of Panama where you can watch the sun rise in the east over … Continue reading

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strange women

“To deliver thee from the strange woman, even from the stranger which flattereth with her words; “Which forsaketh the guide of her youth, and forgetteth the covenant of her God. “For her house inclineth unto death, and her paths unto … Continue reading

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