Archive | May, 2019

Confined To REM

30 May

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Dreaming isn’t confined to REM sleep; it’s also possible to dream as we fall asleep and right before we wake up.

Why We Dream by Alice Robb

This happens to me a lot – I have fallen asleep at 9:30pm and wake up at 10:30am, having had a full, deep dream. Or I wake up at 4:30am to use the restroom, fall back asleep, wake up at 5:30am and have had a full-on dream.

How about you?

Disregard A Woman

28 May

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The easiest way to disregard a woman’s voice is to package her as a scold.

Michelle Obama – Becoming

Decotora Semi Trucks

26 May

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I read this article on the Messy Nessy website about Japanese Truckers. There is a book about them too, called Decotora: 1998-2007 Japanese Art Truck Scene. I’m almost tempted to buy the book. I hope that semis in the United States start decorating their trucks. Perhaps this is already being done in the US, but I don’t see many fancy semis driving through Wisconsin.

On Your Heart

24 May

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Sometimes without warning, you might feel a tiny latch spring open on your heart.

Michelle Obama – Becoming

18ky Gold Anatomical Heart Locket by Peggy Skemp Jewelry

Selectively Numb

22 May

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You cannot selectively numb.

Brené Brown 

Closing Cycles

20 May

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“…Closing cycles. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance, but simply because that no longer fits your life. Shut the door, change the record, clean the house, shake off the dust. Stop being who you were, and change into who you are.”

― Paulo Coelho

I’m Done

8 May

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I’ve got nothing else for you. I’m done.

– Evelyn

The Girl on the Bench, Italy, ca. 1950 – By John Bertolino (1914 – 2003), USA

On The Farm

6 May

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I went crazy on the farm.

– Critic Housewife

Straight Line

4 May

Screen Shot 2019-05-04 at 2.39.38 PMThere’s no straight line between effort and reward.

Michelle Obama – Becoming

Art by Robyn Redish – Stolen Painting

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