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Words For The Weekend (This is the Poem of Goodbye), Volume 50

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ANNOUNCEMENT: This is the final Words for the Weekend post here at Running On Sober. Words is moving to a new and totally dedicated home: wordsfortheweekend.com. Be sure to bookmark and/or follow the new site if you enjoy this series. Thank you for fifty totally awesome volumes, I am excited about the next fifty — I hope you will join us! (Running On Sober will remain active, but will be going back to […]

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Words For The Weekend (Rusty Cages, Changes and Kookaburras), Volume 24r (repost)

Hi everyone! Figured I’d revisit one of my favorite weekend posts (original HERE) back from early January. (How are you doing on those resolutions, by the way?) I should have some new material for you next weekend. Also, I’ve got a little surprise planned for you on Tuesday, so be sure to stop back by when you get some time. In the mean time, have a wonderful week! ~ Love, Christy This […]

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Words For The Weekend (all flowers in time bend toward the sun), Volume 37

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This is the latest installment of quotes and words that move me for the weekend of 5/18/13 (Volume 37). I hope you enjoy them too. Feel free to share your favorite quotes, poems or videos in the comments. This set on “May Flowers” includes a few special treats: Extra music selections, a video of Mary Oliver reading her poem The Sunflowers, and a selection of tulip garden photographs taken by […]

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Words For The Weekend (“You want to cry aloud for your mistakes.” Lies, Tangled Webs and Release), Volume 26

This is the latest installment of quotes and words that move me for the weekend of 1/19/13 (Volume 26). I hope you enjoy them too. ~~~ Lie to me, it doesn’t matter anymore It could never be, the way it was before… ~ Jonny Lang, “Lie to Me”, on  album “Lie to Me“, video link HERE. (Original version HERE) * Alternate song: The Cranberries, “Not Sorry”, on album “Everybody Else is […]

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Words For The Weekend (The Sun, The Stars and The Moon), Volume XVII

Shel Silverstein, "A Light in the Attic"

This is the latest installment of quotes and words that move me for the weekend of 11/10/12 (Volume XVII). I hope you enjoy them too. ~~~ “Limitless undying love which shines around me like a million suns it calls me on and on across the universe.” ~ John Lennon, “Across the Universe”, on The Beatles’ album “Let It Be” * “Runnin’ from the devils Lord and reachin’ for the stars […]

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Words For The Weekend (1,000 Beautiful Things When Death Comes) Volume IX

This is the latest installment of quotes and words that move me for the weekend of 9/15/12 (Volume IX). I hope you enjoy them too. ~~~ “Every day I write the list Of reasons why I still believe they do exist (a thousand beautiful things) And even though it’s hard to see The glass is full and not half empty (a thousand beautiful things) So, light me up like the […]

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