Category Archives: Deep Thoughts

Vanilla

About a year ago, a man I loved told me I was “vanilla”.  He meant it as an insult, and I took it as one.  I was kind of shocked that he would choose that term—I haven’t traveled the world, … Continue reading

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Reflection, 9 years later

9 years ago today I sat in the living room in a cabin in Grand Lake, Colorado with co-workers waiting for breakfast to begin when someone came in and told us the World Trade Center had just been attacked.  We … Continue reading

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More Happy Thoughts…

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how lucky I am, how fortunate to have the things I do (especially when so many have so little), and to have people who love me and who I love around me, and … Continue reading

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7 Days of Happy Thoughts

I realized last night that I’ve been in an incredible mood the last week or so! I think it’s because signs of spring are finally here, and with it comes a sense of rebirth, rejuvenation, fresh starts and a much-needed … Continue reading

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Late Night Thoughts on Listening to Mahler’s Ninth Symphony…

Ok, so I’m not actually listening to Mahler or reading Thomas (thanks MC for the introduction), but I like the title, and it fits my mood tonight.  I haven’t posted in awhile, and after the better part of several bottles … Continue reading

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Things That Have Made Me Smile This Week

It’s been a long week, and it’s only going to get longer.  But a few things have cracked a smile this week… 1. Bill Maher’s reaction to Apple’s iPhone price change.  (Actually, I saw this one last week, but was … Continue reading

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Lucky

I trashed my car on Friday night.  Timing belt blew on the highway.  Engine’s (most likely) toast.  At the least I’m looking at a couple grand repair.  At worst, a new car (and car payment…ugh). I woke up yesterday morning … Continue reading

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