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Archives for February 2021

Start the engine, turn on the lights and wave the flag.

It was a red flag but the lights were dim to avoid too much attention.

It was not an official race.

The noise was deafening, no secret meet could have broadcast its presence more than this.

What were we thinking.?

Well, that was before thinking began.

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The sofa and the mixing bowl.

Dread is dead, love is set and seeded.

We are bountiful in our thoughts, considered in our (many) words.

You saw it yesterday. Thanks for alerting us.

The darkest chocolate was best. It had less sugar and more tangible benefits.

Bureaucracy is a thing of the past, but then, it always has been.

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Sauntering, pacing and striding along the road, she smiled as if to say “this road is mine and I want everyone to know it”.

A hermit, who had escaped, walked past in the opposite direction. He did not know how to smile back, so he just grinned.

Good enough.

The sun shone.

The Sunflowers took a bow.

The stage curtains were golden-lit across the sky.

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We fly you out.

That was the policy.

Being so desired, as an employee, felt good we imagine.

I was “flown out” one time, but not as an employee. Or that’s what I thought.

Two years later I was a valued employee and knew everything about the company and it’s products.

It was an opportunity that included abilities in improvised business travel, copywriting, design and communicating engineering and medical principles in an easy-to-understand way.

Compared to what I learned in less than two years, my time at school was amusing but surprisingly unproductive in any measurable way. Go, figure – literally!

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You read my mind.

And that, before I’d decided upon today’s subject.

So I am pleased to give you a voucher for a minute of my attention, sometime in the future.

For now, I’ll make you a hot drink and a toasted muffin.

Later we’ll look at a map of the island.

X marks the spot.

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