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Human Nature

Why do people assume the worst (or is it just me)? I needed to order contact lenses, but I hadn’t been to the eye doctor in 3 years. They wanted to see me before ordering new contacts. After the doctor … Continue reading

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The Musical Divide

I’m not sure why I have such a fondness for songs about relationship problems. I’ve only broken up with people three times. One of them wasn’t a big deal, but the other two were heartbreakers. However, these breakups can’t be … Continue reading

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Open Book Testing

I recently took a midterm exam for an online course. Online courses, of course, mean open book testing. I had to wait quite a while to get my exam score, and the teacher had hinted that grades weren’t very good. … Continue reading

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Disappointing Everyone

I am pretty much a disappointment to everyone who cares/cared about and believes/believed in me. I spent a good number of my formative years at my great-grandmother’s house. She helped raise me, including educating me, and grew to love me. … Continue reading

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GRE Results

I left the test feeling pretty good with the grades that immediately popped up. Once I received my official grades in the mail yesterday, though, I was little disappointed. I had more fun on the writing section, so I would … Continue reading

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Broadening My Scope

I’m noticing a trend recently with reading books and hearing stories about good people turning bad one innocent-seeming choice at a time. It makes me think that I should stop and look back at myself. I wouldn’t say I’ve made … Continue reading

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Planned Snacking

Earlier in the day, I often plan what I’m going to snack on later that night. (Tonight is popcorn, by the way.) I gave this some thought tonight, and there are a few reasons why I think my planned snacking … Continue reading

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Crossover Quiz

From Facebook to here. Let’s edit out the boring ones, shall we? 1. WERE YOU NAMED AFTER ANYONE? My biological father’s name is Roger. Lee is his brother’s name, but not my original middle name. It was originally Leroy Edgar, … Continue reading

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Den Envy

Is it OK that I’m jealous of Kari’s card catalog? Because I totally am. Alas, I am no librarian. However, I do have books. I love books. Here are my bookshelves and my living room reading area: (Yes, those are … Continue reading

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True Love

(Tonight is a good night to nab posts from commenting on other people’s sites.) Buttercup: You can’t hurt me. Westley and I are joined by the bonds of love. And you cannot track that, not with a thousand bloodhounds, and … Continue reading

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Driving In the Dark

I don’t like driving in the dark. I’m not sure I ever really have. Highway driving in the dark isn’t too big of a deal; it’s the main road driving I’m not too fond of. Here’s what I don’t like: … Continue reading

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What’s This, Breathing Down My Neck?

Have you ever been scared to fall asleep? Did you ever think that maybe, for one reason or another, you might not wake up again? Were you OK with the thought, or did it frighten you? Sometimes when I get … Continue reading

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My Independence Day Post

Everyone other US blogger will surely have their own 4th of July post. Hopefully mine is unique. I have no plans for today. It’s not that I don’t want plans. It’s not that I don’t want to celebrate a holiday. … Continue reading

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Can Friends Be Friends Forever?

If I was surprised when Kathy walked up, then I was amazed to see Mark’s face. “There are a few more people (family) that want to come to dinner tonight. Is that ok?” The Doughtys were in town and apparently … Continue reading

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Looking Back

I figured it out. I know where we missed the opportunity. We definitely didn’t blow it, but it could have been even better. There were three of us, all in our early twenties, living together across the street from a … Continue reading

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Today’s Family, Tomorrow’s Me

When I arrived home last night, there was a message on the answering machine. My father left a message stating that my nephew had died this past weekend. This message was from a father I never had while growing up. … Continue reading

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Why CCM?

Here’s something I began writing…well over a year ago. I meant to go further, but never got back to it. It’s complete enough as is. Here’s my reasoning for listening to Contemporary Christian Music (CCM): 1) I like the sound … Continue reading

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Quirk Me

Tag, I’m it, thanks to Chris Hubbs. I’m going to pull a Kari and skip the last two steps. I don’t always play by the rules. Not when you can’t make me. 😛 The Rules: (1) Link to the person … Continue reading

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Wasting Time (and 5 year olds)

The link for you to try to see how many 5 year olds you could take in a fight does not work as I expected. (I could take 18.) Here’s what I think happened: . . . . . . … Continue reading

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Grumpy Old Man Setting A Foundation

The kids, the young adults, these days make me feel old: I don’t text message and I don’t approve of the lack of proper grammar used whilst text messaging. I still haven’t really set up my cell phone that I’ve … Continue reading

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