Nostalgic Newtons

“Nos·tal·gia (n): A feeling that lingers long after the taste is gone.” ― Jenim Dibie, The Calligraphy of God Some things seem to exist in our world for no other purpose than to remind us of years gone by. In a sphere of nostalgia, where we all find ourselves at times, we dwell on what […]

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The Pecan Tree

“Some moments are nice, some are nicer, some are even worth writing about.” ― Charles Bukowski, War All the Time We’re all given a spark in life. Some say this starts with conception. Through modern medical instruments, at the very moment a sperm penetrates the egg, a spark can be seen. Perhaps this is the […]

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When the Sun Stands Still

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, 1925 As the sun stands still, the summer solstice upon Earth, we […]

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How Authentic Are You?

“When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.” ― Yevgeny Yevtushenko We come to a place here where if not for our own reasons, we’re prompted by either outside or internal forces to do or say things that do not fall in line with our true nature. This prevarication of the heart […]

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What the World is Really Like

“It takes a very long time to become young.” ― Pablo Picasso I recently took a weeklong trip to Colorado with my son, Gabriel. Needless to say, this was an adventure for both of us. He’s only 9 months wise, but I have to say he’s got the Gypsy blood like me. His first plane […]

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Follow Your What??

“I went to a bookstore and asked the saleswoman, ‘Where’s the self-help section?’ She said if she told me, it would defeat the purpose.” ― George Carlin Anyone who has followed my blog knows that I speak regularly of following your passion. It is something that I believe calls to us softly at times, loudly […]

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The Joy of Change

“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future.” —John F. Kennedy Sometimes we all have a little hope shine down on us, and this usually comes in such a simple form. It can be delivered upon a breeze, or in taking […]

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