Magical Letters

A few weeks ago, I saw this in my Facebook news feed: The following week, I saw this one: Isn’t it amazing?  The way we weave words together to validate or denigrate based on what side of the door we’re on… Google+

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Who Are You? …And Who *Else* Are You?

A few years ago, I took a class in “Diversity Management”. One of our first assignments was to provide a self description while applying a percentage ranking to each of our roles in life. There was a noticeable difference between my percentages and my classmates’.

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Saturday’s Song: One Day At a Time

Towards the end of my marriage, I used to watch a lot of One Day at a Time reruns. My favorite part was the beginning, where Ann puts down her suitcases and jumps for joy as she’s leaving her old home to start over. When I finally left my home to start over, I wasn’t carrying suitcases, I was holding the leashes of two dogs. Such circumstances precluded me from immitating Ann’s moment of freedom. Still, I love the song… and the saga…

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Appropriate Poetry

In August of 2001, I traveled to Charlotte North Carolina with a friend of mine. We spent several days in the city, checking out the area and the people. We even investigated a few apartment complexes because we loved the place enough to consider relocating. The thing I remember most was a giant yellow chair. It must’ve been been part of a local art exhibit- there were chairs randomly placed around the downtown area, each of them decorated in a different manner.

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Social Media Use… Moving Forward

For my third post in the Social Media Series, I’m going to look toward the future use of these tools with regards to personal/family relationships. If you missed parts one and two (about the relationship and the separation), you can read them here and here.
So…the old relationship is over and the breakup madness has subsided. You’re ready to move on. Now what?

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