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Singles Appreciation Day

OK, so you’re single, unattached, or otherwise without a date for Valentine’s Day and you’ve made it through Desperation Day in one piece.  We’ve arrived at Singles Appreciation Day at last.  We have managed to get through some soul searching and … Continue reading

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Gratitude–Actually?

I had been half listening to an interview on the radio during a long drive the other day. The guest advocated cultivating an attitude of gratitude in order to attract more good things into ones life. Soon, I began to … Continue reading

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A Holiday For Gratitude

I think that it’s fitting that the calendar placement of Thanksgiving is before the rest of our traditional holidays. I’m glad we don’t cram Thanksgiving into one of the days between Christmas and New Years Day. Carefully contemplating gratitude and enjoying what we … Continue reading

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Whine

When I glanced at my arcane holidays calendar notebook, I knew it would be difficult, if not impossible, to address National Whiners’ Day without doing some whining, myself. To whine about whining is like whining about Black Friday.  Both “observances” … Continue reading

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The Grass Is Always Browner On The Other Side Of The Fence Day

Even though he wasn’t going to be in Norfolk on or near his birthday, I still wanted to have a CD and a special gift on hand for Jorge’s next visit.  A few Saturdays ago I selected the music and … Continue reading

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Dissatisfaction And Greed

Jorge sniffed his coffee, took a sip, then slouched into the sofa.  He flashed a wry grin at me.  “Do you feel satisfied today?” I gave him a nod with my firm reply that I certainly felt happy and satisfied … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2013

Many of us have been thinking about appreciation and gratitude as we came upon the Thanksgiving season.  Of course, Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the U.S., today. To at least a few of us, Thanksgiving is more than … Continue reading

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