Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Thoughts while taking a long soak!

Why is it, do you think, the things that are good for us are not the things we want? In  the"good for us" column, there would be a complacency.  We would be settling, maybe, for something that is safe, predictable.  In the "things we want" column, there is fire, passion, and with it comes pain, tears, and confusion.
Which would you choose? 
The good without the passion, always wondering, with sadness what it could have been?  The wanting, with the tears and pain.....

69 comments:

  1. I've had both...now I want more.. I want passion and security.

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  2. Is there a reason I can not have both?? I really want more of both.

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  3. What would life be without the risk, the passion and the risk of heart ache?

    I'll run those risks for a life full of fun, love and, and, and.......

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  4. I agree Jim. Sometimes it seems we get lost finding that. What we have is a illusion, so to speak. What we see is a fairytale that we've spune, in our own minds. Ignoring everything but the pleasures.

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  5. Both would be ideal Rita. Without the pain we don't grow or learn from mistakes. Life takes bitter turns sometimes. I think I've got too much on me wee little brain at the moment. LOL

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  6. I think if baths bring about such serious thinking, I'll stick to showers :p

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  7. I think it has more to do with me going from over whelmed to over load.....too much going on and shit flying from all directions....than it does the bath...lmao

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  8. Girl, I told you a long time ago, they'll work a good horse to death if you let 'em.

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  9. Why can't you mold it to fit you, instead of the other way around? You already have the passion. Apply it to what exists and go freakin' crazy with it. ;)

    I envy the soak. I am in need. Tis one of the best times to give those nagging thoughts wings.

    That being said, I've had safe ... and then predictable turned into unpredictable in a heartbeat. I've been unattached for so long that sometimes I feel detached, even from myself. I want all of it. Nothing comes without a price. I crave it, so much so, that at times I think I may burst. I say ... go for what you want Linda. {{HUGGS}}

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  10. It's not just the job, but that is playing a huge part. It will be decided, before the 6th if I still have a job or not. Sales are positive, customers are happy, but corparate doesn't think I can do the job. Waiting on another inspection from corparate.

    Getting hit left and right from other bombshells too.

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  11. Passions a little deflated at the moment....Math is giving me migrains...daughters too. Oh and add a few others in there too....

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  12. Math should not be giving you a bad time. Sounds like you need a better teacher. Maths is a beautiful science and when taught by a passionate teacher can be hugely exciting. Almost, but not quite, as good as sex!

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  13. Seems I'm suffering from "Math Anxiety". All this stuff isn't new to me, but it's been forever since I've done it. I've spent most of the day studying and things are a bit clearer. Part of the problem is trying to devote the time to it I should, because I'm working so much.

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  14. Chic you are stressed up to your eyeballs. You simply must retreat and regroup for a few precious minutes or you will get completely lost in this haze. I'm really worried about you.

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  15. EXCUUUUUUUSE me??? Who the effin' hell do they think they are? You've BEEN doing the job, and doing it well. After busting your chops for a couple years and wearing you down to a nubbin in the process, they don't "think" you can do the job?
    I've got a .38, a baseball bat, and a good mad. Want me to come down there?
    Assholes.

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  16. And lime - don't forget the lime.

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  17. But of course. ;) For the drinks after wards ... 'cause we'll need 'em. Ha!

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  18. I think Mops thinking more of along the lines of the lime covering up the smell of decaying bodies. LOL But, drinks work for me. Only no tequila.....Don't want to end up engaged again. LMAO

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  19. Yeah, I got that. Okay. Fine. Half for the bods, half for the perps and no tequila for Linda. lol

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  20. Bailey's for LC means more tequila for the rest of us!

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  21. Why do I suddenly get the feeling that I've gotten myself into trouble? Oh well. ~shrug~ Tis for Linda. All for one and one for all, or some chit like that. LOL Ice it up, it's goin' for a walk! ;)

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  22. Ahhhhh Bailey's!!!!!! A gallon or so should do.....LOL Bailey's

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  23. Y'all are making me feel better already. LOL Thank you.

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  24. Mop, I'll try to keep you and Maggie from bullriders while yer on the tequilla Okay

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  25. Noooooo, I lubs me some bullshitters, errr I mean, riders....

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  26. Yeah ... what she said ... Harumph!!

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  27. Okay, but if you end up engaged, remember I tried. LMAO

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  28. Geeeez Linda. Fine!! Hey Mop ... I promise not to ask you to marry me if you'll kindly promise the same. Satisfied?? lolol

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  29. Can't marry anybody - legally.

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  30. Alright I'm out for now. You guys work out the details and give me a holler when it's time to synchronize our watches. LOL

    Have Fun!

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  31. ahhh some powerful musings going on here...and i can tell you pain is the nectar of beleaguered artists ..so in order to keep my creativity i will also bear my pains

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  32. At the moment, I feel the same way Chic.

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  33. This really made me smile, sorry to hear you've got so much to deal with at the moment, but you have some great friends! Hope everything works out. (((Hugs)))

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  34. Yep Chic, I do and you're one of them. You should check these girls out, there loads of fun, very talented, and always there when you need them

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  35. OH Linda, sorry to hear about all the hassles, but sounds like Charlie's Angels are coming
    to your aid lol...

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  36. Yep....there a great bunch of gals...LOL

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  37. This STILL has my knickers in a knot.

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  38. Awwwww! See how cool you are? But of course, you already knew that. ;)

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  39. I think you know my answer to this one already lol;)

    The Road not taken

    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
    And sorry I could not travel both
    And be one traveler, long I stood
    And looked down one as far as I could
    To where it bent in the undergrowth;

    Then took the other, as just as fair
    And having perhaps the better claim,
    Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
    Though as for that, the passing there
    Had worn them really about the same,

    And both that morning equally lay
    In leaves no step had trodden black
    Oh, I kept the first for another day!
    Yet knowing how way leads on to way,
    I doubted if I should ever come back.

    I shall be telling this with a sigh
    Somewhere ages and ages hence:
    two roads diverged in a wood, and I --
    I took the one less traveled by,
    And that has made all the difference.

    Robert Frost

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  40. I've had the 'safe and predictable' that became the unpredictable...I settled. It was a bad choice. I've had the passion and chaos... it burned out fast and left a pile of ashes in it's wake. I'm with you, Cherie and Rita... I want the passion and the security. Had enough of those "life lessons"... My fairy tale romance is still on-going.. there is plenty of passion ... and there is security... if I'm willing to be patient long enough to let him work out his past failures. I think that sometimes we forget that the other person also has a past and hurts to deal with. Even if some of those hurts were their own doing.
    Now.. about your job... damn them. I'll jump on this band wagon and bring along my arsenal, shovels AND a big bag of lime. Pass the tequila cause I ain't a-feared of it OR them! LMAO .....*mumbling ..mess with my sister... oh hell no..*
    uh.. I'm with you on the math thing.. yuck.

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  41. You know Chic, I didn't even think of this when I wrote my blog. You're so right. Most of the time we're stuck on our feelings, and we forget about the other half.

    LOL I'm gonna stick with Bailey's. You, Mop, and Maggie carry on with the tequila. LOL

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  42. We do get stuck in our own feelings don't we? lol Like a scratched old phonograph....
    uh... I have a bottle of Bailey's chilling in my fridge... coffee anyone?

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  43. Bailey's in the fridge is good, but....ya got any bullriders stashed out back?

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  44. I'm allergic to bullriders..........LMAO

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  45. I'm allergic to bullshitters. LOL So please pass the bottle and hold the caca del toro. Thanks! ;)
    I love what Jacquie said. Now imagine if we gave their feelings top priority and they did the same for ours at the same time. ~brushes my hands~ Another worldly problem solved. I can't find my shovel. :(

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  46. Oh, and before I forget ... I'll pass on that tequila ... the worm is not your friend ... but that's a whole n'other blog. LMAO

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  47. depends on your state of mind whether that worm is your friend or not... seeing visions can be good... ;)

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  48. Honey, there are days when I don't care if that worm is my friend or not....it's "PASS THE PATRON AND PLEASE MAKE SURE I DON'T SAY YES!!!!!!"

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  49. lmao.... I took three shots Friday afternoon... finished off a bottle that had been in my fridge since my birthday! Made my night a bit more tolerable... least the start of it anyhoo. lol

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  50. "PASS THE PATRON"!!!! OMG! LMAO! Now you're my kind of drinking buddy. Say, is that anything like "save a horse, ride a cowboy"? Ummm ... ohhh nevermind. lol

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  51. Yeah well, I got conned into gnawin' on one of those potent l'il buggers many moons ago. ~raises my left eyebrow and grins at the mere thought~ I'm diggin' the visions, uhhh, without the hangover. lol

    You all are nuts ... so when are we hangin' out?? lol

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  52. "ride a cowboy..." hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm uh huh? sorry, I was daydreaming again..... sigh

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  53. my cure for that hangover is drinking two big glasses of water and two Ibuprofen before I hit the bed. If I still feel rotten when I wake up, I drink more water... lots of it and poweraide or gatoraide, too. gotta replace all those electrolytes you know. :)

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  54. Does that still work if you miss and hit the floor first? Just askin'. *grin*

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  55. hmmmmm, you have a point. *try to remember to write down whether or not you take remedy before you fall down...*
    got it. Now, pass that bottle....

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  56. Ahhh who's gonna be the note keeper? Hope y'all saved some for me. Been a lonnnnnggggggg day.

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  57. *passes the jug over...., then the lime and salt..* bottoms up! :)

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