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Journal Entry # 99 – Fill Your Heart!

Snow falling soundlessly in the middle of the night will always fill my heart with sweet clarity. – Novala Takemoto

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Journal Entry # 98 – It’s in the Heart!

“He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree.” ―Roy L. Smith *P.S. That’s our tree for Christmas 2018. Can you find my ornament? Where and what is it?

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Journal Entry # 97 – Make a Life!

We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Norman MacEwan

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Journal Entry # 96 – Appreciate the Beauty!

“To appreciate the beauty of a snowflake it is necessary to stand out in the cold.”      – Aristotle

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Moonlight to Morning

I remember nights that seemed only for me. Everything still, silent…time fixed. I sat by shore, lost in its wake. Watched as mossy moorings danced in captivate. The moonlight stretched my little port, reaching for tomorrow, maybe running from yesterday. A lull of loneliness, like a blanket. Protects me from exposure. Suspended in salty bliss, […]

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Journal Entry # 93 – What is Defeat?

What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better. – Bruce Lee

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Journal Entry # 92 – Become a Child Again!!!

    “We are better throughout the year for having, in spirit, become a child again at Christmastime.” ―Laura Ingalls Wilder *Take a look at our Christmas Village from a few years ago. The video was taken with an early smartphone. At the time, I was just fooling around really, but in retrospect, I’m glad […]

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Mask of Deceit

Your smile must have been a mask, that allowed you to deceive the unsuspecting. As the cold steel cuts through my flesh, I wonder if it was I, who handed you the sword? So, stand there as I bleed, and shame my imperfections. Turn your back and fix your mask, as my soul becomes untethered. […]

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Journal Entry # 91 – False Friends!

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us when we cross into the shade. – Christian Nevell Bovee

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The Hook

Wonderwall plays the lazy afternoon. Rack em’ before the crowd shows. I can smell the night before from the Ashtrays. Stained carpets, humming I got used to. Friend by hello, fist by good-bye. I know, you’re right. This now, the last. You are my best friend. So, same time tomorrow.

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