I Believe Every Day Is a Gift No Matter How Trying

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    Every Day

    My grand mother used to say "Every day above dirt is a good one." I have to agree with her. I have spent enough time being unhappy about stupid stuff. I find it much easier to have a sunny outlook (most of the time). But don't try me before that first cup of coffee. I...
    1SensualHeart 1SensualHeart
    31-35, M
    1 Response Feb 21, 2008

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