Category Archives: The Journey

Random thoughts, poetry, and prose

The Gambler

“You’ve got to know when to hold ’em Know when to fold ’em Know when to walk away And know when to run You never count your money When you’re sittin’ at the table There’ll be time enough for countin’ … Continue reading

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Under Pressure

“Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.” ― George Orwell, 1984 This whole summer has been a stress bomb of pressure. We’re still trying to sell our house, my older kids’ dad died on Canada day … Continue reading

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Put up a parking lot

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, Nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” ― Dr. Seuss, The Lorax I went outside for a walk today. I heard the sounds of lawnmowers, the sounds of traffic and vehicles. I heard … Continue reading

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Breathe

“To hurt is as human as to breathe.” ― J.K. Rowling, The Tales of Beedle the Bard I have an adopted child with FASD who has gone downhill in recent years to the point of us losing hope. If you know what Fetal … Continue reading

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Gods of War

“There’s never been a true war that wasn’t fought between two sets of people who were certain they were in the right. The really dangerous people believe they are doing whatever they are doing solely and only because it is … Continue reading

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