Monthly Archives: December 2010

peace

the only one you really have to make peace with is yourself, but I still wish those other people would get it.

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so if the mistake isn’t mine, should I have to pay for it?

that was my question when I received a notice from the state of California informing me that they overpaid me unemployment and now I have to pay it back.  I wrote them and said that I did everything right and … Continue reading

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systems

specifically, systems that work: the body system (circulatory, heart, sweat, elimination, all that), transportation, the economy, electricity, phones.)  when the system fails, we freak out because we know it should work.  the phone is out again.  There was  a post … Continue reading

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making the grade

got an A- in my conflict resolution course, now if I could only do that in real life. was nice to sister yesterday and feel I made an amends by being nice and giving her a present. she doesn’t get … Continue reading

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thank you for teaching me how not to be

ever wonder why you find some people annoying and you find yourself tolerating them at best?  it’s because you hope you are not like them.  that you don’t gossip or interrupt or attack, or are so self-centered that you don’t … Continue reading

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of some good

I Just read a story in the New York Times about these guys who get letters addressed to Santa and try to get them fulfilled.  and I thought to myself, I wish I weren’t so self-absorbed and that I would … Continue reading

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Why we celebrate holidays

I”m a Christian and know we celebrate because it’s tradition and Christ being born and gift-giving and all that.  but what if I weren’t a Christian and I found this whole thing inconvenient and just plain annoying.  Even downright forcing … Continue reading

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