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Do you ever wish sometimes you could just gather the whole world into your arms and comfort all the heartaches and mend all the broken relationships? If only it were that easy, right?  Right?  Wrong. A human life is both peculiar and predictable. Some experiences have such profound impressions on our psyche that it is almost impossible to ever fully recover from […]

Frisbee

“What’s the color of love?” she asked. I replied, “Violet, intense and unquestioning.” She snorted a laugh and joked, “I always thought it was red. You know, red hearts and balloons and Valentine’s Day… All that (in a french accent) passion.” We had been sitting on a bench facing a little lake in the park, […]

On the Wings of Halcyon

Acceptance of all things – that is peace. Whether it be tragedy that takes lives or failure in one’s personal undertakings, the only way to rid oneself of fear, anxiety or disappointment is to submit to whatever happens. It wouldn’t be too far from the truth to conclude that finding peace is a selfish pursuit. […]

“Vimal, 33, Black Belt. Tell me a joke. Quick”

People say the initial stages of a relationship are the best, ’cause that’s when you learn things about your partner and become familiar with their quirks and habits. I would rather skip the whole “getting to know” section and get to the “you’re quiet, let me not disturb you” part. I feel preliminary introductions are […]