musings on the fly 

Bittersweet Legacy

  I’m feeling a bit of the bittersweet symphony of life today.    When I woke up today, I did what almost everyone nowadays does – I checked my phone as if it were the morning newspaper. I found that I had received a heartfelt thank you from a friends’ son; I had donated to his fraternity’s philanthropy project. Donating isn’t a big deal for me, as I always help out when it comes to things of that nature. I find it admirable when young adults get involved in helping out…

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life musings on the fly 

Emotional Limbo

  Lately, I am feeling some sort of way that escapes words.   I’m teetering between memories and dreams, tears and joy; feeling the overwhelming need to either escape myself or crawl into my mind and rummage around.   It’s an emotional limbo – I’m in the void.   The destructive feelings of uncertainty and inadequacy haunt me, along with the voices from family – “What are you thinking? This simply cannot be done. Get your head out of the clouds!” I must push back and persevere. I’ve fought too…

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Lies, Liars and Lying [elephant journal]

Nobody likes a liar – yet the funny thing is we are all guilty of lying at one time or another in our lives. Everybody lies – that is a now famous line of Dr. House from the now defunct, yet very popular TV show, House, MD. My latest piece on elephant journal is all about lies – from our tender beginnings of hearing lies and when we first start to tell them to how they’ve become an almost necessity in life for our own sanity and survival. I hope you…

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