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I Hate Valentine’s Day

And my feelings have only gotten more intense the older I get. Once upon a time, there was a prince who was searching for his princess. He looked and he looked until one day, he met her. He couldn’t keep his eyes nor his hands off her. He bought her presents, made her dinner, cleaned… Continue reading I Hate Valentine’s Day

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Christmas · depression · Holidays · Marriage

When Life Gives You Limes, Make Lemonade

I sometimes listen to the segments on radio stations where the DJs ask callers to phone in with their answers to the question, “What is the worst Christmas present you’ve ever received?” I did not have a recent example so I listened as caller after caller told their tales of the worst presents.  Some of… Continue reading When Life Gives You Limes, Make Lemonade

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Photographer for a Month: Week 1

Despite the numerous setbacks for the week, I managed to take a picture every single day except one, and the one day had a very good reason.  I had to get an MRI of my neck, and because I am incredibly claustrophobic, I was heavily drugged.  There were no pictures taken on Thursday that I… Continue reading Photographer for a Month: Week 1

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War of the Radishes

I remember a time in my youth when I complained to my mom that I was hungry and needed a snack.  Did she pull out a satisfying sleeve of graham crackers?  How about a salty/sweet peanutty Snickers bar?  Or heck even a cheese stick or two? No.  No.  And no. She told me to go… Continue reading War of the Radishes