Category Archives: journal entries

Gratitude Art Journal – entry 2

I started the gratitude journal in April of this year in this post, called Altered Book Gratitude Art Journal.   My gratitude journal is for me to focus on one thing and write about it.   For me, its function is in … Continue reading

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The compulsion to write

Reprinted ************ Arriving early at my therapy session today, I sat in an armchair of the waiting room and picked up one of the Newsweek magazines that caught my eye. It was the August 9, 2010 Books issue with a … Continue reading

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Reveries and Broken Dreams

reprinted from October 19, 2009 copyright 2009-2010 Casey at the Sprightly Writer ***************************** It’s sunny for the first time in about a week today. I’m sitting outside on the grass, soaking in the sunshine with my notebook, contemplating the past, … Continue reading

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He sings me the blues

I sometimes go to my local Potbelly’s sandwich shop for lunch by myself. I usually have the tuna on wheat, a cup of cream of potato soup and water because I don’t like soda. I always bring a journal and … Continue reading

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Letter from the former lab rat

Reprinted from November 25, 2008 blog journal entry ********** I really should probably listen to my former self. I came across this email I wrote to a colleague/mentor/friend of mine when I was working in forensics. It was dated 11/9/99. I … Continue reading

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