What Were You Expecting?

“The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good.” ~Samuel Johnson The father couldn’t seem to stop reminding his daughter that he had helped her out of a financial mess when she was going through her divorce. Now, he felt that it was his right to […]

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Here’s a Little Happy

“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama I saw the photograph on a friend’s social media page: 2 boys sitting in the grass with a very large piece of cardboard on the ground between them. It looked like a large Parcheesi board. I noticed the smiles on the […]

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The Vampires in My Life

“Dementors are among the foulest creatures that walk this earth. They infest the darkest, filthiest places, they glory in decay and despair, they drain peace, hope, and happiness out of the air around them…Get too near a Dementor and every good feeling, every happy memory will be sucked out of you.” ~Remus Lupin (J.K. Rowling) […]

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Right Under Your Nose

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” ― Marcel Proust Oh, to travel! With a passport in my pocket, I’m ready to see the world — maybe travel to Stonehenge or to see the Eiffel Tower. With so many amazing attractions throughout the world, a person […]

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Growing Pains

“I always knew that “Growing Pains” was not going to go on forever. I remember thinking, ‘I’m going to enjoy every minute of this.’ ” ~Joanna Kerns You’ve probably had a bad haircut and waited for what seemed an eternity for it to grow out or maybe you had a growth spurt that left your […]

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