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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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A Ways From Anywhere

Wintery winds howl, calling a bluff. The sky’s story turns dark, when only halfway. Each of my breaths, more and more breath. They followed in dance, but leave me too. To chase drifts that whistle, and those raw gales… God, to the bone. The forest taunts, I hear the scratching. Slowing motion, I’m straight into […]

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Journal Entry # 94 – Winter Has Come!!

“A cold wind was blowing from the north, and it made the trees rustle like living things.” ― George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

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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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