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just the way I see things.. #6: its gets any darker, I'm just gonna light something on fire..

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Blog entry by woodworker59 posted 199 days ago 834 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 5: crap getting deeper, hills getting steeper! Part 6 of just the way I see things.. series Part 7: there is a light at the end of the tunnel.. just can't help but wonder if its a train coming my way/ »

Didn’t want anyone to think I had left for parts unknown, can’t say I haven’t thought of it a few hundred times… I can not remember ever living in such a dark place for this long.. I could really just start hurting people,
and that’s the old me…the me that people would cross the street to avoid, don’t want to go back there, not a nice place.. So I don’t want to drag anyone down with me, nor do I want to start screaming about stuff, I just want to hide in my hole until it passes.. so if you don’t see me here for a while, just shine a flashlight around until you find two eyes looking back.. it might be me.. Papa

-- Papa@papaswoodworking.com



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lepelerin

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#1 posted 199 days ago

look up and smile …. you will feel better than looking down and rehash the past.

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doordude

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#2 posted 199 days ago

This too shall pass!

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GrandpaLen

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#3 posted 199 days ago

Son, go down to the Animal Shelter and save a Pup. ...tomorrow he’ll save you right back.

Name him ‘Future’, he’ll give you purpose and a reason to get out of bed every morning.

Happy Hunting. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 199 days ago

Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland , Ohio ..
“To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I’ve ever written.

My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more:

1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.
2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.
3. Life is too short enjoy it.
4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will.
5. Pay off your credit cards every month.
6. You don’t have to win every argument. Stay true to yourself.
7. Cry with someone. It’s more healing than crying alone.
8. It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
9. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.
10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
11. Make peace with your past so it won’t screw up the future.
12. It’s OK to let your children see you cry.
13. Don’t compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn’t be in it.
15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye, but don’t worry, God never blinks.
16.. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.
17. Get rid of anything that isn’t useful. Clutter weighs you down in many ways.
18. Whatever doesn’t kill you really does make you stronger.
19.. It’s never too late to be happy. But it’s all up to you and no one else.
20. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don’t take no for an answer.
21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don’t save it for a special occasion. Today is special.
22. Over prepare, then go with the flow.
23. Be eccentric now. Don’t wait for old age to wear purple.
24. The most important sex organ is the brain.
25. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.
26. Frame every so-called disaster with these words ‘In five years, will this matter?’
27. Always choose life.
28. Forgive
29. What other people think of you is none of your business.
30. Time heals almost everything. Give time time.
31. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
32. Don’t take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
33. Believe in miracles.
34. God loves you because of who God is, not because of anything you did or didn’t do.
35. Don’t audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.
36. Growing old beats the alternative of dying young.
37. Your children get only one childhood.
38. All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.
39. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.
40. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.
41. Envy is a waste of time. Accept what you already have, not what you need
42. The best is yet to come…
43. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
44. Yield.
45. Life isn’t tied with a bow, but it’s still a gift.”

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 198 days ago

Greg, Thanks for posting those very uplifting quotes from a special lady.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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