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When the Dust Settles and the Smoke Clears

Most of us are familiar with variations of the expression, “When the dust settles”, or, “When the smoke clears”, we find out who our real friends are. This expression is apt when the roads our lives take become winding, and there is no clear path ahead of us. Sometimes, family and friends decide to stick with you as you navigate tricky twists and turns. Other times, they disappear into the dust and smoke, never to be seen or heard from again.

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Don’t Blog Angry

This essay was originally published on May 26, 2010.

If it wasn’t for all the online surfing I do, I sometimes think I’d have nothing to write about. How lame is that? At least give me credit for choosing relevant topics like celebrity milkshake-making and defunct, 20 year-old cartoons. I’m working my ass off to keep it interesting. Or maybe I’m not; I at least want my posts to appear interesting, instead of sounding like some of the bitter, angry, dirty laundry-airing I’ve run across lately.

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