Does intent matter?

It was recently inferred by someone that because I gave a man a compliment on his clothes, he and I were having an affair. What didn’t matter in this situation was my intent. I would never have an affair with anyone except Tim (who I’ve been with forever and is my other half), and why should they care anyway? Don’t they have their own lives to focus on? So, now I wonder: “did they say this because they were bored? Because they’re not happy?”

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My Patriot: George Taylor

Proving your lineage is not necessarily easy, but it is very rewarding. For me, going through the process of researching my roots – where my family came from – was a journey. And I’d like to think that it was the best kind of journey: the kind that doesn’t end when you choose to stop.…

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Post Brain Surgery: Return of the Band

I was watching The Avengers: Infinity War (for like the umpteenth time) and that scene where Tony’s all, “The Avengers broke up…” and Bruce is all, “Broke up? Like a band?” – that quote reminded me of my band. Except my band didn’t break up, I just left. I didn’t want to, but that’s life. Between school, work, my DAR activities, and God knows what else, I just couldn’t handle it.

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Horizon Zero Dawn Inspired

Out of most of the PS4 games that I’ve played recently, Horizon Zero Dawn has managed to tie with my favorite game: Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. I honestly didn’t think that was possible. I then had to ask myself why I loved this game so much and the answer is, there are too many answers. All you need…

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Alice in Wonderland Inspired

I always loved Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, but I didn’t realize how much I was missing until I read the book by Lewis Carroll. While the film is fun, and the music is entertaining, there are some really interesting features from the book that you don’t see on film. Mainly, that there are real life…

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Wolf’s Rain Inspired

I was first introduced to Wolf’s Rain in 2008 and became enraptured by it. I loved the characters and their dynamic and the story was so touching and so heart-wrenching at times that I was brought to tears – sometimes slow and sweet sometimes hard and desperate. Always, I loved them. I’ve done a painting…

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Consult Button on Etsy

When I started taking action against my Cushing’s Disease, I stopped doing the artistic hobbies I once enjoyed. And to be completely honest, I may have stopped long before that. I stopped drawing. I stopped painting. I stopped making jewelry. I stopped everything. I even stopped singing. I didn’t sing again until after the surgery,…

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3 Things to Have Before Leasing a Car

When I chose to lease a new Volkswagen Jetta,I thought my decision was smart…But once I decided to trade it in early,the truth was I’d thrown out my car. The Backstory: When I leased a new VW Jetta in 2016, I traded my fully paid-off 2007 Honda CR-V because the salesperson I was working with…

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Films: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

November 2008 was when The Boy in the Striped Pajamas was released, and I only just saw it yesterday. What a fool I was to have missed this film until now. Remember my post on how music makes a film? Well, once again, James Horner touched my soul; rendering me speechless and heart-broken. This film…

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Cushing’s Recovery: Skin Products 2

Sadly, the original product plan didn’t work. After one month, my skin was worse: rashes and additional breakouts. I still think that Drunk Elephant is a good brand, but it’s just not right for me.  I’ve been doing some intense research on what possible products I could switch to. Lucky for me, there is a…

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