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The Most Mature Decision of My Life Part 2

“She behaved like what she was, a girl ready to learn about life under the guidance of a venerable old man who was not shocked by anything, and he chose to behave like what he had most feared being in

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The Most Mature Decision of My Life

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“Immature love says: ‘I love you because I need you.’ Mature love says ‘I need you because I love you.’” ~Erich Fromm I ended my last post by saying that writing it lead to, what may be, the most mature

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The article I couldn’t finish.

  “I used to stutter really badly. Everybody thinks it’s funny. And it’s not funny. It’s not.” ~Joe Biden A few years ago, before I was a blogger, I happened across a news paper article that brought up some childhood

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The sole purpose for a gun.

“But if someone has a gun and is trying to kill you … it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun.” – Dalai Lama It’s to kill! That’s it. There is no other purpose for a gun than

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5 Phrases I am tried of hearing.

I’m pretty sure it doesn’t matter that I am tired of these phrases or some form of them, but I thought I would share anyway. Actually I am the most tired of the phrase, “It is what it is” but

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Bouldering: a metaphor for life.

“After climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb.” ~Nelson Mandela A few years ago I rented a building in Southeast Missouri. Part of this building included a large shop with two bay

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Why everything in your life should be there because of love.

“At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love.” -Ernesto Guevara Since turning 40, I have been really trying to figure stuff out. Actually, I have been trying

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10 Things I Would Like To Tell The 18 Year Old Me.

“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” ~Friedrich Nietzsche I am not at all ungrateful for the cards that have been dealt

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How to make “smokehouse” style ribs at home!

“I love vegetarians. They are delicious.” ~Anonymous Going out for ribs is convenient but… I love ribs. Love them! Lucky for me I live in St. Louis, home of some of the best ribs in, well… Missouri. I don’t even

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