Post Tagged with: "happiness"

I’M SO FREAKING HAPPY RIGHT NOW IN THIS MOMENT
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I’M SO FREAKING HAPPY RIGHT NOW IN THIS MOMENT

This moment was Saturday evening, roughly 5pm Pacific Time. I posted most of this on Facebook in that moment. Many moments are between then and now, and life on the regular has replaced a solo choose your own adventure in La La Land, but happiness is hanging in there. It’s […]

Quick Thoughts: How We Once Did and Continue To Discover Our Stories In Song
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Quick Thoughts: How We Once Did and Continue To Discover Our Stories In Song

It was an issue of Rolling Stone, I think. Or maybe SPIN. Doesn’t really matter. Some internet sleuthing could complete the puzzle, but who’s got time for that. Certainly wasn’t Alternative Press, The Big Takeover, Maximum Rock-n-Roll, or Punk Planet, that’s for certain. I wasn’t reading those rags just yet. […]

That Whole Circle of Life Thing
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That Whole Circle of Life Thing

I ordered my marriage neat, but ice cubes have been plunked in from on high and the damn things won’t melt. It’s colder than usual in here. We can see each and every breath. I’d settle for watered down, that’d be fine from here on out. I just don’t want […]

Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End
Big Guy Car Guy / Travel

Going Into The Mystic on Nights You Wished Would Never End

The fireplace glows yellow in the corner of the oversized bungalow room, tossing shadows boldly onto whitewashed walls and gently across rich hardwood floorboards, as a future JC Penney model strums an acoustic guitar. I’m on my back atop the virgin white comforter of a ludicriously comfy king bed constructed, I can […]

OWTK’s Helpful Idea #10: Do What Makes You Happy
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OWTK’s Helpful Idea #10: Do What Makes You Happy

The Pacific Ocean. The warmth of the sun cutting through a cool breeze coming in off the coast. Feet dug into the soft sand. Again the juxtaposition of disparate temperatures. The crashing of waves. Kids with pants rolled up, unprepared for this impromptu pit stop, jumping into the water as […]

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Getting Comfortable With The C Word

I am not the best writer.  Never will be. I am not the best t-shirt designer.  Never will be. I am not the best father or husband or son.  Never will be. ********** As a younger man I would beat myself up about my shortcomings.  I would think that I […]

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The Bear x 3

It’s tradition for us to grab an ice cream cone at Maggie Moo’s after the 1st day of school. Here is the Bear x 3 in order, after K, 1st, and just this afternoon after day 1 of 2nd grade. Please share with your friends, family and followers

Tiny Hangers, Tons of Happiness * Edited to add the after photo *
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Tiny Hangers, Tons of Happiness * Edited to add the after photo *

My girls have been standing watch, off and on, for the entire day. They’re waiting for the big brown truck to arrive. Once I told them their baby doll hangers had been shipped and were on the road for delivery today – one day earlier than expected – they couldn’t […]

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