Category: Thoughts

OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD

OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD

Here’s a thought … Absentmindedness … is it a curse or a blessing? Is it possible absentmindedness is a physiological function that allows us to accomplish tasks without thinking? I just read about how dolphins and whales sleep with only one half of their brains, leaving the other half awake to take care of business.…

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TIME

TIME

Sometimes it really feels as if I am living in a time warp … you know, like some sort of weird worm hole has opened up and swallowed my time and left me with only the bits and pieces that weren’t prime. Father Time has a voracious appetite, but is at the same time a…

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OLD MAN WINTER

OLD MAN WINTER

I always imagined that Christmas trees are evidence that Old Man Winter has been nagged into submission by Mother Nature. Old Man Winter might be cold and frigid and undeniably unpleasant, but for this short time, he gets dressed up and turns out for holiday celebrations, looking his best at the insistence of Ms. Nature.…

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LONG WINTER NAP

LONG WINTER NAP

Today it would seem despite appearances to the contrary, I am not actually awake. Oh sure, I am up and walking around. I have had my coffee, done my exercises, and taken my vitamins. I have started the laundry and returned calls, and made lists of things to do and watered the plants, and really…

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ON HOLD

ON HOLD

When you get the dreaded message, “Please hold, your call is very important to us … if you care to leave a message and have us call you back …”  don’t you wonder at the irony?  You may or may not have called them in response to a message they left for you to call them…

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FILLING THE CANISTERS

FILLING THE CANISTERS

Did you ever have one of those days? No matter how much effort you make and no matter how hard you push and no matter how you race around … in the end there is nothing to show for all your effort. Mother used to call them FILLING THE CANISTER DAYS. When you are done…

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