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Just a Thought

I am much too old to be polite. —Lloyd Alexander/The Black Cauldron

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I love everything that’s old, –old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wine. —Oliver Goldsmith

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He favored older apartment complexes where parking lots were cracked and stained with oil, where when the guy a few doors down played his music too loud you weren’t about to complain, where frequently tenants loaded up in the middle … Continue reading

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‘I wish it was my birthday every day,’ she said, tearing the wrapping paper off a present from Netta – a collection of Grimm tales and a book about Greek mythology. ‘But you’d get old so soon,’ protested Aurora. ‘Birthdays … Continue reading

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When you’re old, everything you do is sort of a miracle. —Millicent Fenwick

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Telluride 2008

I miss my son.  This is the first birthday I’ve ever missed. I’m older than everyone here. I feel stupid. I can barely breathe between the asthma, my fat ass, and the mountains. I don’t think I’m going to sleep … Continue reading

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I am not half as patient with old women now that I am one. —Emily Carr

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A Tentacle is a Girl’s Best Friend

Continuing with my email cleanup here are a couple more links, strangely tentacle related. Sculpture Weebl anime

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Soft

I’ve begun to wonder if I’ve become too soft, if I’ve become too forgiving. In the last couple of weeks I’ve learned some things about friends that in the past would’ve ended friendships, and now just makes me think less … Continue reading

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