Confessions of an E-Mail Hoarder

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I dumped most of my earthly possessions when I decided to take the plunge and move across the United States. I drove 2,763 miles in about 5 days, making the solo road trip from upstate New York to California quite an adventure. As much as I hold very little emotional attachment to possessions, I was shocked recently when I looked on my phone and realized I had stockpiled more than 23,000 undeleted e-mails between my AOL account and Gmail accounts.

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Tattoo Therapy

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The art of tattooing has come a long way, evolving in how it defines individuals with regards to societal status and growing out of the taboo phase. According to the Smithsonian magazine, it holds ancient and mysterious history that can be tracked as far back as 4000-3500 B.C. One famous 5200-year-old Iceman mummy has more than 50 tattoos. It is said that the tattoos were used for therapeutic measures, rather than symbols. Approximately 85% of the Iceman tattoo’s coincide with acupuncture points. But the exact reason for the tattoos depends a lot upon the culture and the time.

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Motivation

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“Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.” ~Zig Ziglar

Rectum? Damn Near Killed ‘Em

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Exhausted doesn’t even begin to describe how I feel today. Staying perky definitely helps if you have had a good night’s rest.

As I’ve written before, I don’t have kids, although I would love to someday. I do have two dogs, and while I am not a parent yet, dogs can be almost as much work as a little human.

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Take Your Own Advice

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Ever asked for advice? Ever turn to more than one person and wind up more confused? If you are getting your car fixed, it’s necessary to go on Yelp and get a second opinion. If you are going out to eat, it’s great to ask friends and neighbors, or you can try Googling it. But, when it comes to your life you need to be careful who you ask.

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