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Deep Breath of Remember (Part 1)

“Pssst, Hey you.”

Halfway to the milking parlor for a 2 AM shift, I stop and gaze up.  Constellations dazzle.

“Hey you, wanna worship?”

“Uh, it’s 2 AM.” 348 more words

Poetry

Rest easy, my beautiful friend.

My “sista from anotha mista…” You were my first real teacher and mentor when I decided to turn my life around by entering the realm of eastern healing back in 2007 by enrolling into shiatsu school. 518 more words

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Breaking out of the self-focused tribal dance

I realized that even though I may not consider myself to be self-centered, I have a horrid tendency to become self-focused.

It’s a trait I have been noticing in others that has been slowly popping up its nasty, little head and cackling at me – which means it’s a huge self-issue I need to take notice off and squash it. 579 more words

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The Bitter Gene

On Friday, we had a gathering of faculty and staff to celebrate the end of another academic year. As a few of us sat around a table, the conversation jumped from one topic to another. 287 more words

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Let Howard Beale Be Your Guide

I am addicted to Twitter. It is where I get all of my information about news, sports and entertainment. It is also where I keep up with the thoughts of friends and coworkers. 612 more words

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It Happened at the Inaugural Ball

In 1986, Ned Ray McWherter was elected governor of Tennessee. That probably did not mean much to most of the state’s high school students, but it turned out to be a big deal for me. 279 more words

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The Yard Dog Award - The Destruction of Steve's

I noticed a message about an intramural tournament on our campus marquee, and it brought to mind an intramural tournament during my college days. It also made me realize that the experience from long ago deserved the  622 more words

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