Factober

All our efforts to guard and guide our children may just get in the way of the one thing they need most from us: to be deeply loved yet left alone so they can try a new skill, new slang, new style, new flip-flops. So they can trip a few times, make mistakes, cross them out, try again, with no one keeping score.

Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

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In many ways he was like America itself, big and strong, full of good inten

In many ways he was like America itself, big and strong, full of good intentions, a roll of fat jiggling at his belly, slow of foot but always plodding along, always there when you needed him, a believer in the virtues of simplicity and directness and har
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

- '' That's nonsense young one, Your dreams are not very logical '' - '' T

- '' That's nonsense young one, Your dreams are not very logical '' - '' The only non-sense I see here, is a living a life; blinded, By all that could have taken your breath away.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The cheese-mites asked how the cheese got there, And warmly debated the mat

The cheese-mites asked how the cheese got there, And warmly debated the matter; The Orthodox said that it came from the air, And the Heretics said from the platter. They argued it long and they argued it strong, And I hear they are arguing now; But of all
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The words. Why did they have to exist? Without them, there wouldn't be any

The words. Why did they have to exist? Without them, there wouldn't be any of this.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

This was when it hit him! The thought of losing his entire family in one da

This was when it hit him! The thought of losing his entire family in one day suddenly made his heart ache in a way that he didn't think could be possible.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

fear is the starter pistol to life's greatest moments

fear is the starter pistol to life's greatest moments
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

We celebrate the event not the time.

We celebrate the event not the time.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Right on the edge of fear was where trust could grow.

Right on the edge of fear was where trust could grow.
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Because of love, of course. The more you love something, the harder it is t

Because of love, of course. The more you love something, the harder it is to lose.
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I find beauty in the grotesque, like most artists.

I find beauty in the grotesque, like most artists.
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There is an ocean of silence between us… and I am drowning in it.

There is an ocean of silence between us… and I am drowning in it.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

If a negative viewer looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, find a way and

If a negative viewer looks at you with an ugly fiendish eye, find a way and pluck off his eyes, or better still, protect your good image.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago