For my brother, Sean Edward Duggan

I have been offline since September 17 and I expect you wonder why. My brother took his own life on September 1, 2014 at 1600 hours. That is what the police report says. In my heart, it was August 31st, sometime after 6:00 p.m. My friend, Kanzen Sakura, wrote a post  to help with Sean’s […]

Rule 11: You Can Remember It Whenever You Want

You Can Remember It Whenever You Want. “IF ONE ADVANCES CONFIDENTLY IN THE DIRECTION OF HIS DREAMS AND ENDEAVORS TO LIVE THE LIFE WHICH HE HAS IMAGINED, HE WILL MEET WITH SUCCESS UNEXPECTED IN COMMON HOURS.” HENRY DAVID THOREAU.   “To dream the impossible dream. To fight the unbeatable foe. To bear with unbearable sorrow. […]

Rule 10: You Will Forget All This

YOU WILL FORGET ALL THIS Relationships   One of the quickest ways to reduce stress is to understand your priorities. While accomplishment of goals is satisfying, it is the people along the way and your relationships with them that remain at the end of the day or at the end of a life well­ lived. […]

From the Macro to the Micro ~ Time to Open Up and Let These Thoughts Out

This one is all about the S’s. Serendipity, Success, Succor, Synthesis, Senior Affairs, Seniority, Surrender, Special, all of these are teaming and crashing and banging around in my head and I’ve just got to get these thoughts out and about to make room for more. I’ve been waiting for my thoughts to jell around these […]

BFFs are better than one BFF

Once again, the DP has challenged us re the topic of best friends.    Back in March, a similar question was posed and my answer seems to still hold true ~ grin.  Warning! You may have already read this one. Grin. Easy peasy:   The DP has challenged us to describe our best friend, how we […]

Rule 9: Your Answers Lie Inside You

YOUR ANSWERS LIE INSIDE YOU. The answers to Life’s questions lie inside you. All you need to do is look, listen and trust. A brief word here regarding meditation. The briefest definition of meditation is a practice that quiets a person, whether it be physical, mental, emotional or spiritual aspect(s) that need quieting. Another word […]

So, where were you in April, Hunt? Part 4

I’ve been promising to fill in the blanks as to what happened during April and the first few weeks of May that made me such a low profile blogger. Part 1 is here.  Part 2 is here.  Part 3 is here. April 2014 Continued…: So, exactly what would you do if you suddenly had $22,000 […]

So, where were you in April, Hunt? Part 3

I’ve been promising to fill in the blanks as to what happened during April and the first few weeks of May that made me such a low profile blogger. Part 1 is here.  Part 2 is here. April 2014 Continued…: The envelope still sat, unopened, on the table. I sat down at the table, took […]

So, where were you in April, Hunt? Part 2

I’ve been promising to fill in the blanks as to what happened during April and the first few weeks of May that made me such a low profile blogger. Part 1 is here. April 2014: Rent is due on the first of the month, though according to my lease, I have until the 5th before […]

So, where were you in April, Hunt?

I’ve been promising to fill in the blanks as to what happened during April and the first few weeks of May that made me such a low profile blogger. Here it is: Long Historical Background: As most of you know, I have been unemployed since March 1, 2012. Due to amazing state and federal programs, […]