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Budgie’s Journal #155 – The Most Motivational of Mondays

Long time followers and readers of this blog have likely gotten used to me being dark and morose. It’s my style, one of them anyway. I can’t help it most of the time. There are a lot of days where I wake up on one side of the bed or the other, and my mind just wants to spew inky blackness like an irate squid.

But it’s time for a heaping dose of Monday Motivation!

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Budgie’s Journal #154 – Never Be Sorry

I’m writing this after seeing a twitter moment involving JK Rowling. Over the years, I’ve been critical of her. Not her books, mind you. I loved the Harry Potter series (the books but not the movies), but every now and then she comes up with something to get her in the social media limelight for a short time, reminding us that we still need to discus her seven-part book series.

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Budgie’s Journal #153 – No Title

Sometimes it feels like there’s little left, motivation being outweighed by the necessity to stay in one place and let yourself become numb to the sensations that have crippled so many before you. Tears that should be thick and heavy are just a light drizzle in the fog. That which you live for feels diminished in the sea of black water.

You run, but the bottoms of your shoes are bald, and the sand flies behind you as you struggle to cover ground. The destination is just ahead, but it’s so far away when forward momentum doesn’t come as easy as it once did. You reach out your hand as if it’ll close the distance, but you realize you look silly, grasping at nothing but the empty air in front of you.

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-Budgie Bigelow

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