Philosophy

Fulfilling Fullfillment (821 Words)

In a previous post we came up with a starting point for what a fulfillment equation may look like.  In this post we’ll define those variables further and investigate whether we need to add or remove any of our core fulfillment elements. To start we have the following: How well You know Yourself Knowing Your …

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Philosophy

The Empty Throne Awaits (208 Word Poem)

Is it possible to live in a world without hate? So much has changed over the years, But the human heart moves at the same rate, Pushed by love, laughter, anger, and tears.   Do they not see an errand’s true worth? Pointless emotions cloud the mind, Smearing blood and innocence on the earth. In reason and …

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TWIC

To Whom It Concerns (TWIC) – Post 1 (756 words)

You are both in our world now.  LL nearly 6 months and RT about 2 years and 6 months.  It has been an overwhelming but adventurous period getting used to two kids.  The little freedom you had left with one goes out the window after you have the second.  We have grandparents not too far …

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Travel

8 Hour Itinerary: One Day in Santa Monica & Venice, California

Trip Title:  Food and Sights in Santa Monica and Venice – 6 Stops Travelers:  Two Males in our Mid-30’s. Sights Seen:  Sidecar Donuts, Perry’s Cafe and Rentals, Venice Beach, Santa Monica Beach, Venice Boardwalk, Venice Pier, Santa Monica Pier   Start:  Head from Hotel (Huntley Hotel) over to breakfast.  Travel time only 9 minutes, .4 …

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Greatest Movie Montage Ever? (175 words)

This montage is from Rocky IV in 1985.  I work out to this movie’s soundtrack every morning. [SPOILER]  This montage takes place right after the Russian steroid-popping military juggernaut, Captain Ivan Draago, kills Apollo in an exhibition match.  Rocky has just accepted a challenge to fight Captain Draago in Russia.  He is torn emotionally because …

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The Beast Within (700 Words)

[An internal dialogue regarding feelings of injustice in the world, originally written shortly after June 12th, 2016] I’ve always had an internal anger inside me, gnawing away and fueled by my perceptions of the world. The anger, strengthened by people who kill, in the name of hate and extremism, those who are innocent and different …

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