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Life is an infinite continuum, feeding on its own death. Our mortality, real and imagined, lives within. We can always see these truths with a discerning eye. The mirrored images that seem like two, are but one, a parallel universe whose paths cross like a wisp of wind, we are all of one time, like prose and poems written in separate centuries, but of the same struggle. There, always there, truth never hides, except for those who don’t seek it  for fear of what they might find. From light to dark we fly in different directions though toward the same destination. What matters is what we do on our flight. Do we see the paths of leaves as they float on the pond, the reflection of the sky beyond, and the trees, who have now shed their leaves but will reflect full in the spring; beneath the leaves, the roots of the lily pads  and the stare of a wary carp who looks from his world as we do from ours? We must find time on our journey to read, play a game, or simply sit and wonder at the marvels around us, for death will come in its own time…

Just a Warning


Blog Posted:1/4/2014 10:12:00 AM
With the holidays upon us, I would like to share a personal experience with my friends about drinking and driving.
 
Some people have been known to drive home carefully after a "social session" out with friends.  Well, two days ago, I was out for a holiday gathering and had several cocktails followed by some nice red wine.  Although feeling somewhat jolly, as they say, I still had enough common sense to know that I might be just a bit over the legal limit for driving.  That's when I did something that I've never done before; I took a cab home.
 
Sure enough, on the way home, there was a police road block, but since it was a cab, they waved it past. I arrived home safely without incident.
 
This was a real surprise as I had never driven a cab before, I don't know where I got it, and now that it's in my garage, I don't know what to do with it.

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  1. Date: 1/10/2014 7:44:00 AM
    Awesome!!!!! Take it to the next party and bring everyone home!!!..good for you!!!!

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    Thomas Avatar F. J. Thomas Date: 1/10/2014 12:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL Donna!
  1. Date: 1/9/2014 1:34:00 PM
    CRAIG CORNISH!! LOL OMGoodness you and Ruben need monitors!! ...and no they wouldn't be sexy women with French maid costumes or any such thing relative. THEY WON'T BE NAKED EITHER RUBEN!!

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    Thomas Avatar F. J. Thomas Date: 1/9/2014 3:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ...you still have to love me!! ;)
    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 1/9/2014 2:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Ruben, she's spoiling our fun again!!
  1. Date: 1/6/2014 8:40:00 AM
    Awesome Craig....hahaha. At least it wasn't a police car!

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    Thomas Avatar F. J. Thomas Date: 1/9/2014 1:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Do not give him any ideas Caleb. lol
  1. Date: 1/5/2014 10:39:00 AM
    Oh NO! LOL Fun write!

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  1. Date: 1/5/2014 4:13:00 AM
    Stolen things are the sweetest, Craig

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 11:19:00 PM
    You got me on this one Craig. I was just ready to congratulate you on being so careful. Love, Joyce

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 10:38:00 PM
    Man I never did get jokes?? You mean you didn't take a cab????

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    Henderson Avatar Charles Henderson Date: 1/5/2014 12:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Deb, he really took a cab. He stole it. Good one Craig
  1. Date: 1/4/2014 7:10:00 PM
    : ) Don't drink and drive..Drive and drink.. Just kidding!!We should behave : ) Tnks for the smile you put on my face..I needed this

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 4:30:00 PM
    I was just about to ask you if you were driving until I got to the last line. lol. Good decision. I'm a DD for anyone in my area all they need to do is ask.

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 4:05:00 PM
    Hey you GOT me. I had not heard this one before. It's a GOOD one.

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 4:01:00 PM
    That's one for my archive! Cheers, Roy

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 3:21:00 PM
    Loved this........not only good for a laugh..........but good reminder as well !! I've got to remember this one, and tell it, at our next social outing with friends! Happy New Year, Craig

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 2:40:00 PM
    lol love it , well done xx

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 11:56:00 AM
    LOL I'm proud of YOU! One time last summer I was behind a slow car GRUMBLING [I get a bit of road rage:(] and I thought God is trying to slow you DOWN! So I didn't pass the person [I was considering it even though it was a no passing zone] when sure enough around the next bend was a police car parked with the radar gun out! It's not that God works in such mysterious ways it's just WE too often don't listen!

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 1/4/2014 3:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL Catie--I've lived in the northeast my whole life---when I was a kid we would go to school even if it was a foot--now they cancel school with even the threat of snow!!
    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 1/4/2014 12:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Dc has a couple feet of snow also, you really wont get out of the snow until you reach N. Carolina...drive safely.
    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 1/4/2014 12:46:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Have a safe trip, Craig. be prepared... take emergency supplies...food and water, blankets and such, batteries, am/fm radio... you know the deal. Stay safe and warm. hugs, catie
    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 1/4/2014 12:01:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    8-) Hey, I'll wave as I'm driving through southeast CT in the AM----hope to be around DC by tomorrow late afternoon!!
  1. Date: 1/4/2014 11:25:00 AM
    BTW--I will non compos poopy for 3 days cuz I'm driving to Florida for a month to get out of this freakin zero weather and snow so those of you stuck in the northern climes----stay warm and I'll be thinking of you. Hopefully will be able to still cause some kind of "friendly" disruption from down there!!

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 11:18:00 AM
    LMAO :) yep! You took a cab, alright! Hilarious, Craig! So happy you are safe. hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 11:09:00 AM
    craig, glad you got home safe..now, stay in your room and behave, lol...

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 1/4/2014 11:28:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Funny--Time outs used to mean something when there were no computers, smart phones or TV's in the room---OKAY, I'll be good! LOL
  1. Date: 1/4/2014 11:00:00 AM
    good one Craig

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 10:53:00 AM
    You read my message! : D You didn't know that I'm clairvoyant? : D OH!!!!! It's a joke! YOU TOOK A CAB HOME! Waaaaa hahahaha! Good one, Craig!

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  1. Date: 1/4/2014 10:35:00 AM
    I got my bottle of absinthe in the mail today, WOOOO-HOOOO! But I shan't be drinking and driving on it, that's for sure! Great message, my friend :)

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