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wasting the life I have by wishing for the life I want

Mondays are hard at my job. Today was a very Monday Monday. There was a time when the dislike of this job would’ve sent me off into a tailspin of self-doubt and loathing as I was not doing what I’d … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

“I want you to tell me the truth,” the dowager said. “Are you afraid to die?” Aomame needed no time at all to answer. Shaking her head, she said, “Not particularly—living as myself scares me more.” —Haruki Murakami/1Q84

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Just a Thought

The living know that, at daybreak, the soul will leave them and make its way to the places of its past—the schools and dormitories of its youth, army barracks and tenements, house razed to the ground and rebuilt, places that … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

We should be considerate to the living; to the dead we owe only the truth. —Voltaire

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Just a Thought

Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one’s living at it. —Albert Einstein

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this is my life

I take moments and I think to myself, this is my life.  It should be something to be remarked upon. When I go to a movie, I should take a second and be excited that I’m at the movies. When … Continue reading

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Just a Thought

I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing. —Agatha Christie

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