Author Archives: jnglcat21

About jnglcat21

An aspiring writer who has a deep love for animals, tall ships, books, and anything that is 3,000 or more years old

The Day I Walked Out

I am definitely a catchy quote fan. I love the way poets like Bob Marley here can take some of our most intricate and complex emotions, some of the deepest abysses we face in our lives, some of the most … Continue reading

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New Adventures

As has, quite sadly, become my usual routine these days, I have not blogged in a long time. In a “too long” kind of time. I blame it on being busy and being exhausted from being busy, but I have … Continue reading

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Honoring the Orlando Victims

Vacation.  It’s a magical word.  I mean, what else can alleviate stress, recharge batteries, ignite new interests, and engender new experiences all just by stepping into your life?  Well, actually, all just by spending hundreds of dollars on travel expenses … Continue reading

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Making Choices

A few days ago I was sitting on the bus, scrolling through my Facebook feed when I see an eye-catching headline posted by People magazine:  Flesh-Eating Bacteria Survivor on Finding a New Life. Flesh-eating bacteria survivor??  How could I resist … Continue reading

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The Shot Heard ‘Round the World

Well, golly gee whiz, I haven’t posted on here in a while. What an understatement.  I think the last time I wrote a post, Lincoln was still president…but, in my lame defense, these past several months have been tough. I … Continue reading

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Failing My Goals

So, let’s see – as I think back on 2015 and goals I set for myself: I did not read 60 books last year… I did not lose any weight, and if anything, I have to take the stairs everywhere … Continue reading

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The Perfect Date: Blue Moon

I’m sure we have all been asked the question:  what is your idea of a perfect date? Answers vary of course.  Some people want to do something exciting and adventurous like jet skiing in the buff, and some go for … Continue reading

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