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9 months ago

Act your Age!

Royce Shook · When you want a child to be more mature, you commonly say, “Act your age.” This phrase gets a lot of use even for adults, probably mostly for middle-aged men who lapse into immature behaviour from time to time. But there is a truth behind that little phrase. · For each phase of o ...

11 months ago

Death Is Childish

Robert Cormack · Or is it us? (It's us).

11 months ago

Couchg Potato Chronicles

Jim Murray ·

1 year ago

Not As Crazy As You

Jim Murray · There is a plague growing in the world. And it's not a virus, it';s much worse. It's the plague of hypocrisy and we can see it in every aspect of our lives. This is a little telegram to all the hypocrites out there. They know who they are.

1 year ago

How To Avoid Going To Hell.

Robert Cormack · Have you ever thought of having a surrogate you? · “If I’m going to hell, I’m going there playing the piano.” Jerry Lee Lewis · On the off chance I’m not going to Heaven, I’ve made other arrangements. I can’t go into complete details right now, since we’re still in the early stag ...

2 years ago

Hiking Heaven

Jeff Friesen · My friends and family always ask me why I “torture myself by climbing hills”. That is really their way of asking me why I like hiking and getting outdoors in general. I usually just tell them it’s because “it depressurizes me”, and it really does. I wasn’t a huge fan of walking t ...

2 years ago

Decades I have lived..

Royce Shook · Boomers have been fortunate we have lived in many decades. Decades I have lived: · 1940s · 1950s1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010sEarly 2020March to May 2020June to July 2020August to September 2020October to November 2020 · Kidding aside, this is a sad time. As James Taylor said i ...

3 years ago

Great words of wisdom.

Royce Shook · Sometimes, after playing golf, I reflect on all the beer I drink, I feel ashamed. Then I look into the glass and think about the workers in the brewery and all of their hopes and dreams. If I didn't drink this beer, they might be out of work and their dreams would be shattered. I ...

3 years ago

A Worry-Wart's Guide To Worry.

Robert Cormack · And why it's stupid. · “I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.” Steven Wright · First of all, I’m no expert on worry. I do it a lot. For all I know, I may be doing it wrong, but I am guilty of “worry-wart-ism.” My ideal time to worry is during holidays, blackouts and an ...

4 years ago

The Sunday Morning Sermon: On Faith

Jim Murray · There was a time, a long time ago when Sunday mornings would find me in the church of Our Lady Of Victory, usually decked out in a black smock and holding a little tray beneath the mouths of the faithful receiving the Holy Eucharist in the form of a little white tablet of unleave ...

4 years ago

Part 5. The Happiness/Work Differential

Jim Murray · This is the last installment, at least for now, of this series. As you will see it is less ethereal than practical this time, because for any idea to actually turn into something meaningful, it has to work in your everyday life. · The rest of the posts in this series can be found ...

4 years ago

The End of The World

Jim Murray · THE END OF THE WORLD · The end of the world is a state of mind, · And it’s amazing these days · How little it takes to get you there · We have become so sensitive to it · That all it can take is an extra foot of snow · Or the eruption of a volcano somewhere. · All it can take ...

4 years ago

Change Happens When You Get Sick of Your Own Bullshit!

Renée 🐝 Cormier · I once had a conversation with a fitness trainer about why people have difficulty sticking to an exercise and diet plan and adopting a healthy lifestyle. She sees people all the time who teeter on the edge of having a heart attack or stroke but still won’t commit to doing anythin ...

5 years ago

Moments — people are strange...

Graham🐝 Edwards · This has come about simply because I watched a documentary on The Doors last night and I really like their music — the melodic poetry that captured a generation and echoes still to this day. · I have always been mesmerized by the song People are Strange; getting lost in the rhyth ...

5 years ago

Brenda and Betty

Royce Shook · Thanks again to Patti for this · Two 90-year-old women, Brenda and Betty, · had been friends all of their lives. · When it was clear that Brenda was dying, Betty visited her every day. · One day Betty said, 'Brenda, we both loved playing softball all our lives, · and we played al ...

6 years ago

'Bee' by The Sugarcubes

Nick Mlatchkov · The most passionate song about bees ever is 'Bee' by The Sugarcubes, very high on electrifying emotions expressed by Bjork. Hats off! · Who is it? · Who'll get the sting · Who'll get the stripes · Black and yellow · A dangerous creature · Chattering wings · Flashing antennae · Wh ...

6 years ago

No one can make you feel inferior without your permission.

Royce Shook · We are in anxious times and many of us feel angry, disappointed, as we grieve for the world we think we have lost. But we need to stay strong and keep our own power when many want to take our power away. · Let your love flow outward through the universe, To its height, its depth, ...

6 years ago

It all really is just a game...

Graham🐝 Edwards · There is a book entitled "A History of The World in 10 1/2 Chapters" *which is a collection of short stories loosely connected. In one of these stories called The Dream, the main character finds himself in heaven; as the story unfolds he wants feedback and a judgment.  · "I wante ...

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