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About shacoyo

Quasi-retired, freelance copyeditor. Web site: www.redline-editing.com

“What Is A Veteran?

A ‘Veteran’ – whether active duty, discharged, retired, or reserve – is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to ‘The United States of America,’ for an amount of ‘up to, and including … Continue reading

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For all members of the Ya Ya Sisterhood

“I am a STRONG WOMAN. Everything that hits me in life, I’ve dealt with. I’ve cried myself to sleep, picked myself back up, and wiped my tears. I’ve grown from things that were meant to break me. I get stronger … Continue reading

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“10 Signs You’re Doin’ Well in Life:

(1) You have a roof over your head. (2) You ate today. (3) You have a good heart. (4) You wish good for others. (5) You have clean water. (6) Someone cares for you. (7) You have clothes to wear. … Continue reading

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“I am a Seenager. (Senior teenager)

I have everything that I wanted as a teenager, only 60 years later…I don’t have to go to school or work…I get an allowance every month…I have my own pad…I don’t have a curfew…I have a driver’s license and my … Continue reading

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( ~ Touching Lives )

“Always pray to have eyes that see the best in people, a heart that forgives the worst, a mind that forgets the bad, and a soul that never loses FAITH in God.”

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Judgments…

“Things I WILL NOT judge you for: (1) Sexuality, (2) Religion, and (3) Race. Things I WILL judge you for: (1) Not signaling while driving; (2) How you treat wait staff; (3) Which way you place the toilet roll.” ( … Continue reading

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“10 Paraprosdokians to Tickle Your Brain

(1) Where there is a will, I want to be in it. (2) The last thing I want to do is hurt you, but it’s still on my list. (3) Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright…until … Continue reading

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“A meaningful life…

…is NOT about being rich, educated, or perfect. It’s about being real, humble, strong, and able to share ourselves [by] touching the lives of others. It is only then that we [can] have a full, happy, and contented life.” ( … Continue reading

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Book Recommendation…

One True Loves*┬áby Taylor Jenkins Reid Preface: “True love happens only once in a lifetime. Or does it? What if true love strikes twice, and you are caught in the middle of it?” Yeah, it’s a “chick flick” complete with … Continue reading

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Lakota Prayer…

“Teach me how to trust my heart, my mind, my intuition, my inner knowing, the senses of my body, the blessings of my spirit. Teach me to trust these things so that I may enter my sacred space and love … Continue reading

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