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Random Thoughts For Today

What if life only truly exists between the electrical impulses which cause one's heart to beat?

Nothing smells better than a rare rainfall in the desert. Well, maybe orange blossoms...

My body has grown so accustomed to a low carbohydrate way of eating that now if I consume any carbs other than veggies and salad, I get headaches.

I love my kids with all my heart, and they crack me up on a daily basis. They also frustrate me daily too, but you take the good with the bad.

My dog Candy is extremely affectionate when she wants something. Typical.

I have at least ten books to read, and I've started each one. Perhaps multi-threading reading materials is not the best approach.

The woman of my dreams is out there somewhere I bet -- I can just hope that she feels the same way about me.

The world is heading rapidly towards something either really great or really crappy, but the result will be interesting nonetheless.

I have eaten more nuts, berries, and vegetables in the past month than I have in the past 5 years, and I feel great. (* and my coat has never been shinier)

I think ghosts are people in other parallel universes or dimensions that we can see when the fabric of space-time between planes becomes very thin.

Everyone and everything is energy, and I think that when we die our energy merely transforms into another state of being.

I find that while my core values and principles stay the same, my preferences and ideas and perceptions change over time with experience. Growth is a wonderful thing.


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I don't know what to say.  I've started this post several times now, writing at least the beginning of the opening sentence only to delete it and stare at the blank screen.  I'm actually at a loss.

I go through this writer's block once in a while, but rarely when I want to write.  It's usually when I would like to be writing but can't think of anything, so I find something else to do and just press on with life.  These days I almost feel compelled to write, but today nothing of substance is coming out and it is getting frustrating.  My writing balls are rather blue right now, if you will pardon the crude imagery.

I guess I can talk about my day yesterday.  I had a great day.  The kind of day I will remember for a while, and the memory of which will help light darker days that may come for me in the future.

I was able to help a wonderful, smart, kind, and talkative(!) little boy by just being there for him.  I won't go into the circumstances of why he may …

Thank you sir, may I have another?

I came to a realization today.  I think I may be a bit masochistic by nature.  Of course, I'm sure I can also be a bit sadistic as well, but that is another story for another time.

I don't know if I am punishing myself for some unknown, subconsciously committed atrocity, or if I just self-inflict pain to periodically reassure myself I am still alive.  Not physical pain, mind you.  No, the pain I submit to falls squarely within the mental and emotional arena.  For some reason, I keep putting myself in situations which ultimately end up causing me varying levels of emotional or mental pain.

Let's see if I can come up with a couple of examples, and unfortunately for you, dear reader, I am going to have to be a bit brutally honest about myself:

I'm not happy with my physical appearance, and I haven't been for a long, long time -- like since-I-was-a-small-child long time.  No matter what I do, I can't get to the point where I would like to be.  When I look in the mi…