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February 20, 2017   /   by Jyllian M   /   , , , ,

BLESTe BE Ye MAN Yt SPARES THES STONES

BLESTe BE Ye MAN Yt SPARES THES STONES

I love graveyards. Cemeteries. Boneyards. Cities of the Dead. They are quiet. There is a story for every stone or monument. You can visit for a conversation or just to be. I don’t think I want my body to be buried–though that has always interested me. If I could have, I would have been a […]

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Come to the edge, he said. They said: We are afraid.

Come to the edge he said. They came. He pushed them and they flew. ~Guillaume Apollinaire   i will not live a life of what ifs. I will not wait any longer to begin, to begin again and begin again and again. I will be afraid, but I will come to the edge and fly […]

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June 9, 2012   /   by Jyllian M   /   ,

All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.Marcel Proust

All our final decisions are made in a state of mind that is not going to last.Marcel Proust

It has taken me forever to figure this out. Why WHY did I not know this before. Here is what I am learning: You can never know. You can never ever know 100% for sure that any decision you make is going to be the right one. It sounds simple but it really isn’t– at […]

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Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.~Albert Einstein

It’s been awhile. I go from talking every day to saying nearly nothing. Its been a rough few weeks for me. I’ve been ill, which hasn’t helped my general outlook. I’ve also been having a really difficult time determining where the truth is about some really important things. It’s very difficult when you don’t know […]

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“If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential — for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible. Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.” Kierkegaard

OH damn. Damn damn damn.  This is the wish. I wish I felt like I did during college or grad school, or perhaps even my first job, when I just knew I was marking time until it got good. And it did, get good that is.  I had some amazing adventures, such adventures, in dark […]

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What’s this? I don’t even

Right now, that is my favorite thing to say. I’m constantly shocked by well, everything. Which is strange considering my background. I’ve seen frightening things, dared myself to the edge of the roof, nearly thought I could fly a few times I am shocked by cruelty, when we were taught better in kindergarten. We were […]

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