Monthly Archives: May 2013

This Dance (a poem by M.T. Decker)

(This poem is dedicated to a friend who lost someone they loved, and never got to tell them, and to all my friends and loved ones, old, new and yet to come.) This dance, this madcap dance. We move like … Continue reading

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Things I used to like

I used to like yard sales, a lot. I loved going through things and finding lost treasures; getting a good deal.  And then I grew older, and more to the point I joined the Reserves (not the Military Reserves, but … Continue reading

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Stupid Writing Tech Tricks – Editing and the PDF reader

As I’ve said, I’m a software developer, and there are times when I seriously feel like I’m going to be called up on charges of ‘First Degree Tech Abuse,’ but until then, I figured I’ll share some of my stupid … Continue reading

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Why I will never make it as a villian.

I could never get the laugh right. I mean, I’ve tried.  Who hasn’t?  But I’m never sure if it’s Bwahaha or Mwahahah… and it usually comes out as more of a chortle than an actual laugh.  Heck, the very idea … Continue reading

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Teaching, an alternative way of learning

Whenever I hear the old adage:”Those who can, do.  Those who can’t, teach,” I get annoyed. I admit, while I have had teachers who didn’t know what they were talking about,  the truth in this statement, as I see it, … Continue reading

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My Best Iced Coffee to Date:

I hereby dedicate this post to those of us trying to stay awake on a Monday Morning. Cherry-Amaretto, Chocolate-Caramel Mocha. Heavenly, sublime and oh so tasty.  Oh, thank heaven for 7-11. Of course, you can’t do it a just any … Continue reading

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A question of Style

Writing is a funny thing.  I started a post on inspiration and halfway through I realized, I was writing about style… so, a quick subject change and we’re off. They say we are the sum of our experiences, but I … Continue reading

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People are strange

I think if  I could just accept the title of this post as the guiding force behind people’s actions, I’d probably be better off. Think about it.  Instead of thinking ‘why did they park in my yard?’ I could shrug … Continue reading

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Insomnia, when you’re single, is easy.  You aren’t going to wake anyone up, and you can always sleep in.  You’re not going to throw anyone’s schedule off and you don’t have to worry about anybody but you: a few phone … Continue reading


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An average day

What is my average day?  It depends.  Honestly I don’t think I have an average anything.  There are certain things I do every morning, and some seem to be ‘every morning’; there are things I do every night,  but the … Continue reading

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