Monthly Archives: July 2008

Hope and Reality

Ah, yes! Like the Hatfield and McCoy families, these two things don’t always marry well. Reality likes to constantly bicker at Hope for her endless day dreaming. Hope scolds Reality for his harsh outlook on life. I wonder how their … Continue reading

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Pollyanna

I have a tendency to be blindly optimistic when it comes to three basic things. First, I don’t assume that someone has passed judgment on a person I like without knowing that individual first. Come on, I like them, so … Continue reading

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Moved

This last weekend my family celebrated my Uncle Herb’s 80th birthday. My uncle is the oldest sibling in a large family of seven depression-era kids (including my mom) that grew up on the west side of Chicago. Boy, do they … Continue reading

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At A Standstill

Have you ever been lost without a map? It is probably one of the most uncomfortable feelings in the world. That pit-in-the-stomach nausea usually comes over me when I’m lost. To top it off, I am what I would call … Continue reading

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