Brain Snips Category

Keep at it

Some days you run strong, and some days you just run and hope you get your minimums done. I got my minimums today. #KeepOnRunnin

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Reflections on America’s Birthday

Reflections on fireworks and 4th of July celebrations.

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The Trouble with Nightmares

Nightmares are like earthquakes. They come without warning and leave you shaken. But it’s the aftershocks that cause the greatest anxiety. When does it end or will it just keep coming back? Waking up after a bad nightmare is similar to waking up in the middle of an earthquake. Your eyes pop open, your heart […]

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Living by the Numbers / Fighting Time

I’m someone who likes to track numbers. Calendar dates, meeting duration, time running, distance. Weight. Number of hours fasting. Or feasting. I’m always looking at goals and percentages too. 60% there. 70%. 80%… If the scale says I’m up by 7 pounds overnight (and it has, I assure you), it can ruin my day and […]

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Receiving Support from Others is a Gift

Sometimes people support us when we least expect it.

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Unusual Gifts

Observations from the road.

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Wisdom from Miss Marple

I often have vivid dreams. This morning’s was so profound, I’m still thinking about it. It was about friendship, how some people can be fake–you think they are “for you” but they are secretly cheering when you are down or hurt. Two people were having a conversation with me in my dream and they revealed […]

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Cooking Keto With Kristie

Life is Better with Butter

Life...Take 2

I hope that someone sees this page and decides not to give up...

BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog

(Somewhat) Daily News from the World of Literary Nonfiction

Güd wrtr

Official website for the real Jan Haag.

James L'Etoile

murder, mystery & mayhem