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A Beautiful Encounter

Posted 05-31-2013 at 06:13 PM by Sasha (Shiny Objects)
Updated 06-03-2013 at 08:31 AM by Sasha

So I was making my weekly tithe to DeMoulas Market Basket late this afternoon when I noticed a young woman at one of the produce bins. She looked to be about 20, and obviously had some degree of cognitive impairment. She was accompanied by an older (50-ish) woman I assumed was her mother. She was gently directing her daughter's attention to the carrots and squash, helping her pick out some fine specimens.

But I had errands to complete and went on my way. When I'd collected my own...
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Lipitor Blues

Posted 05-23-2013 at 11:03 PM by goldenmyst

I've been seeing the same doctor for almost 9 years now. I've been on the same meds almost that long. However, last month he put me on a lipitor cholesterol reducing med. Since then I've been more irritable, less creative, and more cloudy in my thinking. I rarely write poetry anymore.

So I did research. There are myriad articles and studies showing that this med can have cognitive side effects. I told this to my doctor and he dismissed it. He acknowledged that there was controversy...
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Sound and Video

Posted 04-26-2013 at 11:01 PM by m_miles

I sustained a median nerve injury this last week, which has made me think that I'd been going to far, too fast. I've always been a masochist, but I think I've taken physical attrition a step too far during the past month.

With masochism in mind, I've selectively turned to my television for some reprieve, and I've been pleasantly surprised. I discovered a new small local band, which had pulled a nostalgic streak out of me with their cute harmonies. You can listen to them via this...
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Because I need to feel light...

Posted 04-17-2013 at 08:56 AM by m_miles

I can't remember the source for this pic, but plan to try it this weekend.

Hating hateful hate.

* shrug *

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Another year?

Posted 04-17-2013 at 12:41 AM by Hippiechick

I guess now its tradition for me to write here on my birthday.. So here goes: it's my birthday today!! I'm 35 years old!?!?! How did this happen? Those who said time flies after you hit 30 weren't lying!! Career is going great- love my job. Got a promotion, Dumped 2 friends this year who were sucking the positive life out of me.. Started to take my Heath more seriously and take more vitamins than I probably should.. Yet still no love in my life- the one thing I've craved all these years! Maybe this...
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