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mya-speeks's picture
Feb.15.2014
Nobody tells you when you're 28 that when you reach 38 you should be trying to prep yourself for 40.   That whole nubile body thing where you can jump up from the bed at a moments notice needs to be reinforced when you're 37 so when you reach 38 its not a surprise to your older less mobile...
timothy-carstensen's picture
Nov.28.2011
My entries have crossed about three months of travel time in africa, and they are drawing to a close. This entry, the ninth, is my last journal entry in continental africa, before returning to mainland America. Entry 9:      Well, this is probably gonna be the last post before I set...
tina-b-tessina's picture
Nov.16.2011
When I met my husband, October 10, 1981, he was sitting outside, and the sun was glinting off his red hair, and I felt that "wow!" It turned out to be a lasting love at first sight. However, the truth is that I felt that "wow!" to one degree or another for many guys while I was single. With Richard...
jessica-barksdale-inclan's picture
Aug.30.2011
To My Forties  I leave them lighter than when I started, one husband, two children, a uterus, a couple of friends, and about 60 pounds gone but not forgotten, especially the children, who are still around, thank god, but I don’t have to drive them anywhere.  No more Aikido or tutor or...
kate-faaborg's picture
Jan.01.2011
I know that I cannot please everyone. I have tried to raise three sons to believe in themselves and to not worry about pleasing everyone else. A lesson I learned and have relearned many times in life is that to attempt to please everyone pleases no one, so you have to please yourself and at least...
JohnMorton's picture
Nov.18.2009
     Emmy Award-winning actress, Leigh Taylor-Young, and I will present “Gathering of the Spirit of Peace in All” at the Parliament of the World’s Religions 2009 in Melbourne, Australia.  The Parliament was first held in Chicago in 1893 and brings together the world’s religious and spiritual...
michael-anthony's picture
Jul.09.2009
“Bright Yellow Sun” Of my countrymen I dreamed, All of us looking At each other In different ways Beneath white clouds On a tiny blue planet Rotating around A bright yellow sun. Me, my fellow Americans And all creatures: Laughing, crying, Hurting? And Loving? We spin And the rotation Is felt From...
mary-wilkinson's picture
Nov.11.2008
Today  My joy today must be the doing of chores with pleasure and without animosity, it must be the breathing of the fresh clear air, it must be the noticing of my boys, each an individual and the loving of my spouse - a fine good being.  My joy today has to be the tending to myself so that I may...