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What's It All About, Alfie?


Memoirs of a Six Suitcase Girl in a One Bag Allowance World


 I'm really not very good about the whole new year thing.  I don't feel any difference between 2012 or 2013 or even 1989.  I mean, I don't really mark time as other people seem to do.  Holidays aren't a big deal to me.  We don't really make a big deal of anniversaries or birthdays or Christmas.  Christmas to me seems like a figurative armed robbery where someone holds an imaginary gun to your ribs and hands you a list of what they want you to hand over to them.  As far as the new year and regrets and resolutions to do better; well, I'm not good with that whole concept either.  I figure I have a finite time allocated to be sentient from like zero to whatever.  Three hundred and sixty five days per unit has nothing to do with that.  I try to live an authentic life and be the best human being I can be every day.  Sometimes I falter, mostly I muddle through without causing much harm.  I don't need lots of little task  resolutions to do that, just I guess basically an understanding of a set of a broad rules like the ten commandments.  If you can understand them conceptually rather than literally, well then, life is pretty easy, you've got a moral compass and it has nothing to do with formal religious dogma. 

Anyway,  That's pretty much who I am.  Nothing complicated about me.  Who are you?

Reader Comments (1)

A lost soul wandering in the wilderness? Seriously I am what I am and contented with living in my skin. Once having found myself have no wish to stray from that knowledge. Am so lucky if I am mobile and can appreciate and plan life. What more could you ask for? Jill

January 10, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterJill

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