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She's going to keep up her public facade of stoicism and generosity and get

She's going to keep up her public facade of stoicism and generosity and getting on with thungs. She knows she can do it, she can do the stiff upper lip thing. I will survive. But behind closed doors the going is rough. It's when she is alone that it hits
Posted 2 months ago

The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion tha

The dullard's envy of brilliant men is always assuaged by the suspicion that they will come to a bad end.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

were under the very erroneous impression that we had money. Of

were under the very erroneous impression that we had money. Of
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Why use a sledgehammer when a butterfly net will suffice?

Why use a sledgehammer when a butterfly net will suffice?
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Elephant wanted no part of Rupert Panther. Rather, he wanted Rupert Panther

Elephant wanted no part of Rupert Panther. Rather, he wanted Rupert Panther to have no part of him, which was a realistic concern because Rupert was looking at Elephant like a gambler coming off a marathon poker game in Las Vegas looks at the all-you-can-
Posted 2 months ago

Human making is our mission, but if you break the very soul of the would-be

Human making is our mission, but if you break the very soul of the would-be humans, then there will be no human to raise.
Posted 2 months ago

Where was Sam?It hit her full force then, the shocking realization. Was thi

Where was Sam?It hit her full force then, the shocking realization. Was this how Sam felt? Was this how he’d been feeling since the beginning? All eyes on him? Everyone waiting for a decision? Even as people doubted and criticized and attacked?She wanted
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

In American military cemeteries all over the world, seemingly endless rows

In American military cemeteries all over the world, seemingly endless rows of whitened grave markers stand largely unvisited and in silence. The gardeners tend the lawns, one section at a time. Even at the famous sites, tourism is inconstant.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

The experience also illuminated another fact: regardless of how you travel,

The experience also illuminated another fact: regardless of how you travel, as you get deeper into your thirties you might be the only person your age out on the road at all, whether it's in the hostels with the twentysomethings, or on the fancy cruises w
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Flashlights would have been nice. Next adventure, Coralee was going to brin

Flashlights would have been nice. Next adventure, Coralee was going to bring a flashlight.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Many people think less of a man if he cries because it supposedly shows a s

Many people think less of a man if he cries because it supposedly shows a sign of weakness, but I beg to differ. A man that’s in touch with his feelings is absolutely beautiful! I admire, respect, and appreciate their braveness to be vulnerable. Crying is
Posted 2 months ago

Everyone appreciates being appreciated.

Everyone appreciates being appreciated.
Posted 1 month, 4 weeks ago