Monthly Archives: August 2014

An Oppressive Happiness

YEAR that trembled and reel’d beneath me! Your summer wind was warm enough, yet the air I breathed          froze me, A thick gloom fell through the sunshine and darken’d me, Must I change my triumphant songs? said I to myself, Must … Continue reading

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Delivering Consistent Happiness

This week I sent the following email to various city officials. Some (unnecessary to this post) details have been edited or deleted. DOUBLE STANDARDS AND FALSE PROMISES On Tuesday, August 12 I arrived at the Lake bus stop at 6:15am … Continue reading

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Choosing Happiness

This feels like a short post but it is important in that it reflects my thought process leading to a decision that will significantly change my day-to-day circumstance. NOTES: Option 1: Don’t Quit. Option 2: Quit. If I choose Option … Continue reading

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Expecting Happiness

In this past week I have been pleasantly surprised with some new discoveries: I discovered that finely crushed cheese snack crackers add a nice bite to meatloaf. I discovered that after my pork tenderloin has marinated for several hours in … Continue reading

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Stocking Happiness

Imagine being married to someone who has every refrigerator / cupboard shelf and drawer in your kitchen labeled and slotted for exactly one week’s groceries; and specific percentages of the total are assigned to each food category allowed: meat, vegetables, … Continue reading

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