1. Flying

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    October 28, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

    My biological father (my dad), whom I didn’t share many experiences with, had one major talent and that was making …
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  2. Marriage

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    October 21, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      Today I did something symbolic.  I put a small, silver band on my left ring finger. I don’t wear …
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  3. My World and the World Of “Jane’s”

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    October 12, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      When I was 10 years old the airline that my mother and step father worked for folded, and we …
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  4. Determining Whether Things Scar You Enough to Push Forward

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    October 1, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      When life is throwing lemons at you and you were just doing your best with an open heart it …
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  5. Tooter

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    September 25, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

    Unbelievable, but her name was Tooter. I have no idea where this came from. I think about her all the …
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  6. “The Grapes Of My Body Can Only Become Wine” by Rumi

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    September 16, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      (Translation by Andrew Harvey)   The grapes of my body can only become wineAfter the winemaker tramples me.I surrender …
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  7. Expiration Date

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    August 11, 2014 by mycountryisthewholeworld

      I think one of the most tragic habits we carry as people is to carry expectations of infinity for …
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