Tag Archives: Thoughts

Nighttime Imagination

Unfortunately I have an excellent imagination. This can be a boon when I read books about people and places I’ve never known as I can place myself in their story. It is a curse, however, when I wake in the … Continue reading

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I was a fat baby. Earliest photos show fat lines around my wrists, knees, elbows, well, just about everywhere. As I grew older, I did not lose that fat. Instead it grew with me. It’s not that I didn’t exercise. … Continue reading

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Fitting In

Jeremiah had always hated the first day of school, but it was particularly worse when it was at a new school. He should be used to it by now. As a child of a military parent he’d never stayed more … Continue reading

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I Have Truly Been Blessed

Every day I count my blessings. When I awake, I am blessed with another day. When I rest my head on my pillow at night, I am blessed because I lived through another day.   I have a most wonderful … Continue reading

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Scary Experience

On Monday of this week I had a real scare. I had eaten lunch and gone to the gym. Then I went to a local store to buy some things I needed. After picking out a nice birthday card, I … Continue reading

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Expectations

Back in March I experienced the first of the most incredible pain I’ve felt, other than when I had my knees replaced. This pain was an intense squeezing of the chest. I thought for sure that I was having a … Continue reading

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