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Going Through The Motions

Dear Diary,Here I am again. This time I just want to let you know what’s going on inside me. There are so many emotions swirling around in there at the moment. It makes me feel like I am going crazy and it was only today, March 4, 2013, that I realized that I am still grief stricken.…
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I Love You……Not!

Dear Diary, I was going to throw you away but decided that writing my thoughts and feelings were the best thing for me. As you know, dear diary, I am engaged and living with a man. You also know he is not the man I am in love with. It’s never easy loving someone who…
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Dear Diary: I Need More

Dear diary, Today I feel quite tired. I don’t know why. I think I am depressed. I need something I don’t have. I need passion. I need fulfillment  I think I am okay but I know something is missing. I try not to think about it much but I am a passionate person. I have having to suppress…
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The Truth About Carolee

Yes, the truth. I am a hypocrite. This here is supposed to be my diary but I have not been honest with myself or my readers. I haven’t been posting my deepest most secret thoughts. I have been posting stuff that I could post anywhere. Well no more. From now on it’s what I am…
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What is Happiness?

Many people try to find happiness and I often wonder why. Where is happiness? Is it lost?Happiness is not something that you have to search for. Happiness is within you.Here is why I say that. We spend our lives looking for the right person and sometimes we find them but still end up being unhappy.…
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My Love is BIG

I am a big lover. Yes. When I love it’s always too much or very big, almost overpowering. I shower the person or thing I love with attention and affection. Sometimes I wonder if my love is too big, but then again I think I was made to love, that love is my purpose.You know,…
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Online Poker Addiction…..Bad

So I am very frustrated with playing poker online but I can’t seem to stop. The culprit of course is Zynga poker which seems to be more addictive than all the other poker rooms I found. I haven’t played Allstars yet because that’s real money poker! Of course I am talking about free poker games…
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Never Felt Such Pain

I told myself I wouldn’t or couldn’t write what I was feeling. Never in all my life have I felt such pain. I lost my father when I was eight years old, a grandmother at age 16 and another grandmother as an adult. I havehad my heart shattered into a million pieces but never have I experienced…
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It’s been a while

I know it has been a long while since I wrote anything in this here my diary. Things have been really hectic for me. Several bouts of illnesses, nothing too major but still inconvenient non the less. Then I lost my eldest brother. This has cast me into a bout of atypical depression which I am fighting. I spent…
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Here Is My Take On Technology

Being in a technological age we use some form of technology every day. Some we like and some get on our nerves but there must be one that we find addictive or one we think we just cannot function without. What is Technology? The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines technology as:- 1. The practical application of knowledge especially in a particular area. A capability given by the practical application of knowledge. 2. A manner of accomplishing a task especially using technical processes, methods, or knowledge 3. the specialized aspects of a particular field of endeavor What is Science The Oxford Dictionary states that Science is 1. The intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment 2. A systematically organized body of knowledge on a particular subject Therefore there is no technology without science and technology science would be meaningless. Science and Technology are joined at the hips like Siamese twins. photo by ciron810 on Flickr [CC-BY-2.0] Past Technology Technology is always advancing through science. Without the past there would be no present or future. With the initial inventions of people like Alexander Graham Bell who invented the telephone we would not have the cell phone today. Without wireless telegraphy many of the technologies we are accustomed to today would not have been possible. Ancient travelers moved around on foot before they decided to let the jack-ass or other animals carry them around, then came the horse drawn buggy/carriage. Letters and notes were sent via doves and other birds. Other forms of communication were the messenger who either rode a horse or ran from district to district to ensure the passing of the message. Lovers had to waits weeks, even months to get letters from their betrothed. Sometimes their beaus even died in battle before the letter would arrive and it would take another lengthy period before the unsuspecting fiance would know her husband to be had died in the battle. Entertainment was in the form of minstrels who sang stories for the townsfolk. Sometimes these songs were messages in themselves. The town elite would put on plays for the entertainment of the towns people. With each new invention or discovery in science the people would think the times were modern and their lives made simpler with their new found technology. Think about how people felt when fire was discovered, wood fires to keep warm and give light, then came the torches which were used indoors and out and were even mobile. Along came oil and lamps were now used, the invention of candles were next and electricity followed. With each generation life was made simpler…….but is life now being complicated with our new found discoveries and inventions? Current, Present or Modern Technology What did man do do before the blender was invented? Grains were ground between two stones and then came the huge mortar and pestle. Now our lives are made easier with such inventions as the juice extractor and the food processor. Our lives are filled with technological advancements that we sometimes take for granted. Are our lives made simpler with all these gadgets and services?  As I recall when I was younger without a cell phone, I was never disturbed during my sleep with an unnecessary call. On the other hand, I can reach my fiance’ and mother within minutes on the cell phone. I don’t have to worry about my fiance’ “dying in battle” before I know what’s going on. Before I got a washer, my clothes were washed with my hand but they never had fur and lint the way they now do. My clothes never shrunk in the natural sun when drying, now they do in the dryer. When it rains my clothes can still get a good washing and drying with my machines. I am developing carpal tunnel syndrome because of the repeated use of the computer not to mention that I never had astigmatism before the computer. Maybe something else would have brought on these conditions but for now the computer is to be blamed for my malaise. Well maybe malaise is a strong word because what I do have are conditions and not diseases..but I’m just saying. How about technology that actually saves lives Air purifiers help hospitals and households to keep out harmful dust particles and bacteria thus reducing conditions such as bronchitis, asthma and other airborne diseases and conditions.  A seismograph can detect the beginning of a earthquake through waves the instrument pick up from movement under the earth’s crust. DNA:. Probably the most important advancement in science. Is this technology? Remember that technology is the practical application of knowledge in a given area. DNA is the discovery that has placed many criminals behind bars and also freed many innocents. DNA has given fathers to otherwise fatherless kids. DNA saves lives.  Talk about spaced out! Being able to travel to outer space is not quite new but as Patty Inglish stated in her article about the DARPA, the US military plans to revive the work already done in this area. A grant of some half million dollars is to be injected in the project. Research on life on Mars and sustainable life there is to be undertaken. This is modern technology and science. Future Technology Ever wonder what your vacuum cleaner or your computer will look like within the next ten, twenty or even fifty years? Take a look at the photo to find out what’s happening for future technology.That’s what…
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