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A day and some way out

A day and some way out

The drudgery of work. The time spent somewhere you would rather not be. Life is short. Life is certainly too short to spend away from your family in a job that is slowly chipping away at your inner soul. Don’t get me wrong, I have a job that has substance, that has some reward, but adding everything altogether takes a piece of you with it each and every day. I work in the community sector and have to deal with…

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A Project

A Project

When I’m fighting those old negative feelings, I find a project helps. Now, I am not in any way a handyman, but I’ll attempt anything via YouTube and the latest ideas are a chicken coop and a greenhouse. These dreams of self sufficiency stem from my constant yearning to cut myself off from society. Sailing the seas alone. That no man is an island, utter crap. I’m the Antartica of islands.

Sorry

Sorry

Ultimately doing the right thing means swallowing your pride and saying sorry. There is a sense of healing on both sides with that one simple word. Though, for some reason, men over 40 tend to have trouble apologising. Admission of any wrong doing affects the male ego like nothing else. We are like wounded beasts that retreat to the shadows licking our paws when we take flack for our actions. The only good thing with this type of remorse is…

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Monday Monday

Monday Monday

Monday morning and the dawn has not yet arrived. Its dark and cold outside but the possibilities are endless. I decide to take this week and begin it in a positive way. Something good is around every corner and I will be fine .Such is the mantra I choose for this week that lies ahead. I tend to leave for work at an unearthly hour sometimes. My job allows me the freedom to do so. The only bonus of the…

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