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What Does Failure Look Like?

“It is hard to fail, but it is worse than to never have tried” – Theodore Roosevelt Today’s post is a result of the weekly challenge from My Red Page about the above quote. It seems to me that there is a blurry line between failure and success; a line based on one’s perception… Continue reading What Does Failure Look Like?

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S.O.S.! “Some Outrageous Sh*t” you won’t believe!

Originally posted on Go Jules Go:
Earlier this summer, my parents went on a long-awaited Alaskan cruise. It had taken my father until his retirement to convince my mom, the infamous Babs, to set foot on the next Titanic. She readied herself with Dramamine and shock therapy and off they went. Over the coming days,…

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Water Bags and Sleeping Bags

Summers always remind me of vacations we took as kids. I recall one particular trip that six of us piled into our ’54 Ford and drove from Littlefield, TX to California. Some may remember that in the summer of ’55 most cars did not have air conditioning (ours was one of those), I-40 was still… Continue reading Water Bags and Sleeping Bags