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we wake across the city
smiling brightly at the boldness of the sun
as it disregards our privacy and
unlocks all the doors
we throw aside the sheets
dancing at the coldness of the floorboards
whispering a greeting to
the world that waits beyond
we step out of our doorways
lowering our gazes to a vision of our feet
pretending to be strangers in
the cosmos that we share
burning after more. The Nevada sky was darkening, and we drove on, headed for California. Earbuds on, I watched the clouds and the stars while Jon Foreman sang:
I want to wake up kicking and screaming/I want to wake up kicking and screaming/I want to know that my heart's still beating.
And I thought, Ive been here before
When everything is said and done and I am six feet under, I think a particularly discerning person would be able to trace many of the great, quiet miracles of my life to moments like that one. Everyone has the off-beat places where they encounter God; mine is looking at the stars, usually from the window of a
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I clean the restrooms at work at least three times a week.
A mark of superiority to our store is that we check the bathrooms every single hour. Paper towels are picked up, trash cans are emptied, and empty toilet paper dispensers are mercifully refilled. And once a day, one of the cashiers gets sent in to do a thorough cleaning on the entire restroom. That cashier is usually me.
So, as I said, I clean the restrooms at work about three times a week.
Most people turn up their noses at the thought of cleaning a public restroom; I suppose cleaning up a facility scores of women and children have used is not very appealing. But I actually don
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`anmari has been spreading her infectious positivity throughout our community for over 6 years. Throughout this time Ana has been at the core of all things devious, passionately developing an eclectic gallery, helping organise devmeets, participating in chat events and also recently completed dedicating her time as a Community Volunteer. We are absolutely delighted to bestow the Deviousness Award for May 2013 to `anmari, congratulations! Read More