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That's Life

Author's note: After recently reading Elizabeth McCann's piece "Life and Everything", I was reminded of this piece that I put together some years ago. These are some "catchphrases" that I have encountered on my journey to "another place". Maybe some of you dear readers can/will come up with more to add to the list. High life, low life, the good life, The life of the party, life after death, Married life, the single life, One life to live, a lifetime, lifeline, Lifeless, full of life, lifelike, Nightlife, alien lifeform, Herbalife, Miller High Life, life skills, life's work, Life span, "For Once In My Life", Life on the edge, life insurance, The gift of life, the spice of life, Signs of life, "This Is Your Life", The story of my life, "It's a Wonderful Life", Life goes on, lifeboat, Lifesaver, Living life to the fullest, love life, "It's a Hard Knock Life", life's rich tapestry, Human life, life on earth, the staff of life, Life sentence, the rest of my life, Breath of life, the book of life, Wildlife, academic life, life of Riley, Spiritual life, clinging to life, city life, "The Life of Brian", a former life, Still life, "Imitation of Life", life jacket, Life raft, life partner, life expectancy, Lifestyle, way of life, "Give Me the Simple Life", Life of crime, monastic life, slice of life, If I had my life to live over, MetLife, A matter of life or death, the facts of life, Spark of life, "I regret that I have but one life…", "It's not the men in my life, it's the life in my men…"(Mae West), A hell of a thing to happen to a person, That's life! Addendum: 1. Always look on the bright side of life (David Kavanagh)

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Date: 12/16/2022 2:19:00 AM
A good rendition of life and the need for simplicity. Well done, on a good write.
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Jim Slaughter
Date: 12/16/2022 11:09:00 AM
Thank you, Mark.
Date: 11/6/2022 3:31:00 AM
Perhaps one you could insert Jim, just under ‘the life of Brian’ (always look on the bright side of life) I’m sure it’s intimated anyway, I enjoyed reading your list of life, cheers David
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Jim Slaughter
Date: 11/6/2022 6:34:00 AM
Thanks, David.
Date: 11/5/2022 1:50:00 PM
This list is amazing, Jim. Nothing more important than life and the things that maintain it in good order for everyone. Thanks for the ref..Elizabeth
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Jim Slaughter
Date: 11/5/2022 2:05:00 PM
You're quite welcome, Elizabeth, and thank you for the reminder.
Date: 11/5/2022 11:30:00 AM
I can’t come up with one you’ve missed, Jim! Terrific job!
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Jim Slaughter
Date: 11/5/2022 1:27:00 PM
Thanks, Ilene. This one did take some time, as I recall.
Date: 11/5/2022 11:15:00 AM
...l i f e....life is forming everyone....stan sand
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Jim Slaughter
Date: 11/5/2022 11:22:00 AM
And everyone is performing life. Thanks, stan.