Monthly Archives: October 2011

12. Don’t be friends with mean people

Yeah, yeah, sure, mean people need friends, too. And everybody is mean sometimes. I’m talking about full time mean people. The kind of people who have cold “don’t give a damn” ways and distaste for authority and rejection of delicate … Continue reading

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11. You don’t have to say everything

Enough said.

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10. Remember that children are always watching

My oldest son has a gift of automatically translating or changing his speech to fit the audience. If he is trying to explain something sciency to me, he will use the words I know. When his brothers were younger he … Continue reading

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9. That dollar looks better in your pocket than in someone else’s (this is concerning bargains, not charity)

Yeah, I’m still plowing through my list of happiness dealies. I think this one is the least interesting, and I’m not even sure if it should be in the list. But since money is a reality, and we do have … Continue reading

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#?, I am not a victim

I woke up feeling overworked and underpaid. I walked downstairs (first one up) and saw a pile of folded clothes, whose owners have yet to carry to their rooms, the dishwasher full – but not run, a huge pile of … Continue reading

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#8, Love more

This is a painful one. It’s painful to remember how tied up in knots I was during this time. But it ends happy, so I’ll go there. I don’t expect many of you will understand this, but maybe some will. … Continue reading

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You go about life. Bobbing and weaving. Throwing punches and dodging them. Dealing with… life. When suddenly you hear something that makes so much sense you never forget it. And you find yourself pulling that piece of information up, almost … Continue reading

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