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For the past few months I feel like I've been in a funk; not unhappy or depressed, just not quite myself. I really can't put my finger on it, but I finally feel like I'm coming out of it. Almost like a rediscovery of myself. It's really weird. Does this happen to anyone else? I feel it's almost cyclical, but...
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ibankoibra:
Sometimes it happen to me also, and usually is the work that absorb too much of my time and my energy and i "loose" myself
cotraveler:
"We could pickle that!"

Huh, I really have nothing profound to offer today except for an observation.

I like the sun as long as I'm not directly in it. It makes my physically ill to have the sun in my eyes, so when I go on extended walks I wear a ball cap and sunglasses. Hell, I wear sunglasses unless the sun is completely out of the sky...
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onespeed:
you are so pretty!
grifterwc:
Love your selfies.  Your blogs are always fun. 

This week's @bloghomework is what we're afraid of, and I have to tell you, I've enjoyed reading what people's fears are in relation to mine. I've actually had to think about this for days @lyxzen, @rambo , and @missy; and I love a topic that makes me dig deep into myself.

I've had to sort out the difference between what...
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wolfwood1203:
I definitely agree with the fear of losing your mind. My mind is really all I have. And I've seen what dementia does to a person. At the same time it would be terrible to be trapped in your own mind. I really hope that nothing happens to me before I can set up a living will. Love the picture. 
np33di:
most people make confusion between existential fears and biological fears. existential fears difficult our lives and our relationship with others. most of the times, this kind of fear is irrational and it is linked with pre-conceptions imposed by our family, friends, society, religion, and so on. the fear of going to hell, the fear of expressing ourselves in front of others, the freedom of dying (which I consider closely associated with the fear of life or the fear of not having lived fully enough), the fear of losing one's capacities, and so on. most of the people has some kind of existential fear and the way to overcome them is not to tell loudly enough "fear is bad", "don't have fears" but to express yourself with courage and determination. if you have fear of the dark, take some courage and act in order to overcome the fear, with affectivity with yourself and with the one you love (if it is him or her who are having this fear). biological fears are different. if you don't have them, I can only say that you are imprudent hahaha. it's a kind of prudency imposed by your biological self in order to preserve the species. fear of going into a forest with lots of bears, fear of crossing a road full of cars and motorbikes passing, and so on ;)

Once upon a time I used to post semi-nude photos to Facebook, until one morning I woke up and my entire account had been removed by Facebook and I had over 30 notifications in my gmail saying I had a photo flagged for indecency, over 30 individual little stabs to the heart. Now, I had a bunch of topless photos on my account for well...
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onespeed:
love
grifterwc:
What is wrong with some people. That should only have been flagged for awesomeness. You look amazing!  On the FB side I dropped off years ago. 

This little clip definitely makes you realize a single lifetime is not long enough with someone you love deeply, and it makes me want to cherish each day even more with people I love, because time does certainly fly.

I love how in love this guy is with his future wife-to-be. Even as she "looks" older, he still adores her. *happy sobs*

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tulfanbru:
What a sweet clip! These two were perfect for this. As I get older, and my wife does too, it's odd to look back on pictures of us and see where we were and where we're going. Life is SOOOOOOOOO short, and it's amazing to think of how limited our time is. I'm hoping I'm like this when I get to be that old.
cynical_farmer:
Brilliant! Thanks for sharing <3

About 3-4 times I week I walk between 5-10 miles on a trail around where I live. Yesterday about five miles in, I realize there's a hole in the insole of my shoe that felt like a small stone cutting into my heel. Now how the shite did I get a hole in my insole? It's not like I have a weird protrusion
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shines:
I want to live where you live.
libris:
@wizard0 I don't think you can eat the fuzzy ones, just the lush green ones.  They're definitely a different kind of fern.  :)

First and foremost, thank you so much for the love on my set! It seems like that set was shot forever ago, and I can't believe how short my hair was; oddly enough I don't feel quite like myself with short hair so that's the only time you're going to see it that length. Secondly, thanks for following me! As I
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mrwaverly:
Sounds like you had a great trip! I'm not fond of the London Plane, either, but there is a good reason for them being there - they have the odd property of sucking in, and holding pollutant particulates. These are stored in the bark, which periodically sloughs off, leaving pristine bark underneath. The bark then decays, taking the shite with it, or more commonly, it is swept up and disposed of. Discovered, I expect, by a Victorian scientist, no doubt. The amount of coal-smoke and smuts in the 1850's must have been horrendous. I'm glad you enjoyed one of the other things the Victorians did for us - the Tate Gallery [as was], containing those gorgeous Pre-Raphaelite works. I expect you know the outrageous [but true] story of the death and burial of Elizabeth Siddal, in 1862, and the book of unpublished poems by her husband, Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The book lovingly placed by him, in her coffin, as a parting gift... which, several years later, in 1869 when Rossetti fell on hard times, was retrieved from her grave in Highgate Cemetery in the dead of night following his successful application for an exhumation order to collect his poems. You just can't make stuff like that up. Glad you enjoyed your trip. I look forward to September - Gemma Edwards does have a very good eye. ; )
onespeed:
love!

This week's @bloghomework revolves around a department I'm gradually doing better in thanks to a patient partner. Romance! The most romantic thing my partner has ever done (and bravely, I might add) is ask me to marry him in the oldest public library in Georgia. Let me set the scene.

I love all things having to do with the library (I wouldn't...
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onespeed:
sexy
jamesshuttleworth:
that's a wonderful story, it so beautifully appropriate for the two of you.