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please.

It must be said.

I’ve lived in many places over many years.

And have never, ever experienced such awful behaviors anyplace else.

Awful customer service.

An in your face, confrontational attitude.

what IS it about folks here that makes them so violent?

PLEASE help me get out of this place.

I came back east to help my dad and he’s gone.

I want to live in a place where people are kind to each other.

Where I feel safe.

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pain.

“The unending paradox is that we do learn through pain.”  – Madeleine L’Engle

 

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Mount Patterson

Mount Patterson

http://www.highsierratopix.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=9577

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“Forgiveness has nothing to do with absolving a criminal of his crime. It has everything to do with relieving oneself of the burden of being a victim–letting go of the pain and transforming oneself from victim to survivor.”  – C.R. Strahan

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insight.

“Everything can change in a heartbeat; it can slip away in an instant. Everything you trust, and treasure, whatever brings you comfort, comes at a terrible cost. Health is temporary; money disappears. Safety is nothing but an illusion.

So when the moment comes, and everything you depend upon changes, or perhaps someone you love disappears, or no longer loves you, must disaster follow? Or will you-somehow-adapt?”  – Margaret Overton

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Olympic Peninsula Evening Sky

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“There are patterns in everything, in the whole of Nature, from the way the stars turn in the heavens to the whorl of a shell or the petals of a flower and the way leaves arrange themselves about a twig. There are forces, hidden forces. If I can discover what they are, how they operate, I will have my hands upon the levers of creation and can work them myself.”  – Celia Rees

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fun.

“That does it,” said Jace. “I’m going to get you a dictionary for Christmas this year.”
“Why?” Isabelle said.
“So you can look up ‘fun.’ I’m not sure you know what it means.”  – Cassandra Clare

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Karen GC

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“We lusty bibliophiles know that reading, unlike just about anything else, is both good for you and loads of fun.”  – Kevin Snokler

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Nothing you can do, Average White Band, 1974

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“In terms of days and moments lived, you’ll never again be as young as you are right now, so spend this day, the youth of your future, in a way that deflects regret. Invest in yourself. Have some fun. Do something important. Love somebody extra. In one sense, you’re just a kid, but a kid with enough years on her to know that every day is priceless.” – Victoria Moran

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That’s the Way of the World, Earth Wind and Fire, 1975

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“We are never more fully alive, more completely ourselves, or more deeply engrossed in anything, than when we are at play.”  – Charles Schaefer

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67 miles.

67 miles

it’s just too far to drive in a day

67 miles each way

sure wish you lived closer.

meet halfway? maybe sometime.

We’re off to the shore shack

for three or four days.

July 4th visit wasn’t long enough

It’s so nice to have a place to stay

where sis brings more food

than you would believe.

and it doesn’t cost anything.

Cup of coffee?

No time, too busy.

 

 

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Love me, love my dog.

Mark Twain loves his dog

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June 8, 2013 · 6:26 pm

Cosmic wink.

“I do believe in an everyday sort of magic — the inexplicable connectedness we sometimes experience with places, people, works of art and the like; the eerie appropriateness of moments of synchronicity; the whispered voice, the hidden presence, when we think we’re alone.” – Charles de Lint

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Genesis, “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” from the album “Invisible Touch”, 1987.

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Walking to my vehicle in a parking lot this afternoon, I started thinking about and humming this song. Got in, started the engine and turned on the radio and WMGK was playing this song. Sometimes these cosmic winks really make me smile!

This was an absolutely marvelous driving sone and album back in the late 1980s. One particular drive on I 70 through the Rocky mountains west of Denver, CO.

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