If you’re about to set some goals… why?

How did I “realize” or “actualize” these big and little dreams, and with the calendar year just a few fleeting hours from over, what is continuing to sustain me in this ongoing pursuit?

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The key to happiness (or at least neutrality)

“HA! I wish,” I murmured. Then, my heart sank again, sort of like it would the next day, when I would realize that my time had run out, and like it had a week before, when I had watched something truly beautiful appear to meet its end. 

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The Chunky Knit Sweater Blog Post

And then suddenly, on an ordinary Wednesday afternoon, the answer struck me like a football to the nose (happened in middle school, unpleasant): Nothing. There is nothing that I can do to make them like me.

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Me, Myself, and My OBGYN

“Sorry — what all am I taking off again?” I asked quietly.

“Everything but your socks!” she answered, smiling and exiting the room.

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Trying to Remember

I can feel us flying up roads where even Taco Bell signs were plated in gold, and I can also recall strange leaves – – gold, copper and gray, like jewelry mixed with ash — littering the ground everywhere. 

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