Tag: Random Thoughts

Reflections and (in?) a bit of digital art …

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our personal awareness of change varies. Some of us refuse to even acknowledge that things DO change. Others are terrified by anything changing, and fight it tooth and nail. Most of us lie somewhere between those extremes. But deny it or fear it all you want … change is inevitable. When I first took part […]

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A beginning in An end

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I started this year’s A to Z Challenge with the sentence: “Every ending is a new beginning.” In that post (Z end in Z beginning), I chose to make my version of the challenge Z to A. Today is the last day of this particular journey. In other words: I am ending at the beginning. […]

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Energy

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I often say that my life is governed by irony. I may not be unique in this, but it is definitely a defining characteristic of the choices I am faced with in my journey through life. It has become such a driving force for me that I would almost be at a loss if irony […]

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Quality vs Quantity

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I have never really quite been one with the rest of my peers (as may be obvious from the name of the blog). I am not going to assign blame. It is no more specifically society’s fault than it is my own. I see the world in a certain way, as do each of us. […]

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Voices

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][blockquote align=”center” width=”600″] Your inner voice is the voice of divinity. To hear it, we need to be in solitude, even in crowded places. A. R. Rahman [/blockquote][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”9691″ img_size=”424×323″ add_caption=”yes” alignment=”center”][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Everyone has an opinion to offer. Whether a decision is potentially life altering, or as simple as what one’s favorite color is, […]

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Windows (an ode)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It is often said that the eyes are the windows to the soul. There is little doubt of the truth of this observation … at least for those who pay attention. I believe that we can rearrange the words a bit and express another, more subtle truth:[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][blockquote align=”center” width=”600″] Windows are the eyes of the […]

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Ignore them, they will just go away (a.k.a. stick your head in the sand)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]I am Jewish. I have no interest in religion. I personally think it is one of the worse inventions that came out of the mind of man. But I was raised in the Jewish tradition, and it is part of my history, a history of which I am NOT ashamed. Because of this simple fact, […]

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Art (sort of)

[vc_row 0=””][vc_column 0=””][vc_column_text 0=””]Over the past few months I allowed myself to fall into a very negative space. This happens to me on occasion, but as I get older it seems I find it increasingly difficult to climb out of these holes when I fall into them. I also seem to find them more often lately. […]

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Even on the darkest day, the sun still rises

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Today, when my dog woke me for her morning walk, it was dark. The sun had not yet risen, and the clouds were heavy. But the darkness also emanated from within; a shadow on my very spirit. Yesterday was 11/8/2016, Election Day in the US. It was the culmination of a bitter battle … one […]

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