Monthly Archives: May 2011

My Cosmos

I am blessed with a positive attitude toward life. I think I got it from my dad who was forever happy. I can’t remember a time when I asked my dad, “How do you feel?” when his response was anything … Continue reading

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Athletic Unsupporter (or Piano Story #2)

For some reason, I grew up with very little self-confidence. If I were unwilling to do something, then Mother would do it for me. Why try? Early in my life, my family learned that I had some musical talent. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Balancing Act

When I decided to join a gym, I was fortunate that my insurance covered the cost of membership, and the membership came with three hours with a trainer. My trainer was a young lady who seemed to know what she … Continue reading

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Piano Story

When I built my house twenty-two years ago, I built it to have room for a grand piano. I had once owned a grand but had had to give it up when I was divorced. With a new home specifically … Continue reading

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Boo!

Be afraid! Be scared! No, the boogie man isn’t going to get you but something is: either global warming, terrorists, gangs, the next hurricane season, avian flu, plastic bottles, your cell phone, etc. We are warned that Barack Obama, President … Continue reading

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Cloud

I don’t like to let things stew, but occasionally there is no way around it. I am basically an optimist and, when something interferes with my natural optimism, I tend to put it in the back of my mind. However, … Continue reading

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A Polite Abduction (repeat)

Miss Sheely, my senior English teacher in high school was easily one of the brightest and politest persons I have ever known. Whenever she orally quizzed her students, her reply to an incorrect answer was inevitably, “No, but thank you … Continue reading

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