Tag Archives: Life

Of Knowing and Not

Hi, and welcome back to De-Me-Stified. “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing” ~ Socrates “I was gratified to be able to answer promptly, and I did. I said I didn’t know” ~ Mark Twain “I did … Continue reading

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Puppets on a String

It’s a new age, dearly beloved – the era of the ‘island-fad’. Here, everyone seems desperate to deny any affiliation or support received on the way up. With a bit of thought, the crude logic behind this ideology may be obvious, but never more than the underlying hypocrisy. Continue reading

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The Audacity of Nope

Hi, and welcome to #DeMeStified. Wanted to post this (and maybe one more) before the year ran out. In a sense, it’s a reflection of recent events. In another, it’s a reflection on them. It’s more asking than telling. So, … Continue reading

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Time Flies

“One day you’re the cock of the walk, the next you’re the feather duster.” – P. Morgan Today, I watched my good friend get married. It was such a lovely occasion that I felt my molten heart pour out of … Continue reading

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Pot of Beans

“Until we’ve eaten our words, life doesn’t consider our diet balanced” ~ Imisi Hi and welcome back to #DeMeStified. Please allow me to open with what was intended as the conclusion; this life is one greasy pot of beans. What … Continue reading

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One More

“The first virtue in a soldier is endurance of fatigue; courage is only the second virtue” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte “One plus one usually means two – but it can also mean everything” ~ Imisi It’s the start of December; the … Continue reading

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Snatch

“Don’t snatch; it’s rude and bad manners. Don’t you know your manners?” – Bethany [from the Book “In Comfort of Mary“] “Our planet is poorly equipped for delight. One must snatch gladness from the days that are.” – Vladimir Mayakovsky … Continue reading

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Sweet Surrender

“At fifteen life had taught me undeniably that surrender, in its place, was as honorable as resistance, especially if one had no choice” ― Maya Angelou “The greatness of the man’s power is the measure of his surrender” ― William … Continue reading

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The Pulse

“Why am I dying to live, if I’m just living to die” – Runnin’ [Tupac ft. Notorious B.I.G.] “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if … Continue reading

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Terminal 8: Friend In Need

Hi, and welcome (back). Thanx for all the love you’ve shown the series so far. We didn’t plan for the break to be this long. Glad we can pick up from where we left off. Happy val’s in arrears. 😀 … Continue reading

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