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Second chances

Second chances

More than a year has gone past since I last wrote here. I want to say it’s been a terrible year. But that’s not entirely true. The Hallmark sickly sweet side of me wants to pretend everything wants to say it turned out fantastic but that’s not entirely true either. The truth is the earth continued to rotate and the sun appeared in roughly the usual place and time, and life unrolled as it has for the last 100 million days.

 

A gift of roses

A gift of roses

When I was a kid we used to visit my grandparents. My grandparents scared me. We lived quite a distance apart and we didn’t get …

 

298 – A good man.

298 – A good man.

He was a good man. A strong man. A hard working man. A loving man. A family man. A man fighting to eke out a …

 

133 No longer perturbed

133 No longer perturbed

There will be calmness, tranquility, when one is free from external objects and is not perturbed. Bruce Lee Another crisis averted. After the beautifully constructed …

 

116 – Of Christmas past

116 – Of Christmas past

Terence and I met at high school. He was a misfit too – a huge kid in every respect – tall and overweight, just didn’t …

 

075 – Painter at work

075 – Painter at work

There are painters who transform the sun into a yellow spot, but there are others who, thanks to their art and intelligence, transform a yellow …