When one door closes................

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    Another one opens.


    What's been yours in life?





    "When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.”
     
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    Sure, why not.

    It's a simple and good metaphor that most people use nowadays. I tend to think that way anyway, who would want to live in a world where every door is closed? Shit, now it's easier than ever to get a degree and start making some money.

    But meh, that's just me.
     
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    I usually shut the door to the laundry room.

    That place is a fucking disaster.

    Don't open that door. Please.
     
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    The door I like closing is the one that goes outside.

    There's fishing, skiing, paragliding and all sorts of other fun going on outside.
     
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    I will take door #3.

    do I win 5,000 McCain bobble heads or the new car?
     
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    Wife got riffed at the school where she'd been teaching 4+ years. We were so pissed and hurt, for all we had done for that community. I was heading up the chamber of commerce and involved in all sorts of economic development. REally busted my ass for those people. And that's the thanks we got.

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    About a decade into my marriage I was forced to admit I had married a truely despicable man. All my hopes and dreams for a family went up in smoke. I envisioned a life devoid of any joy at all.

    Turns out, being married does not suit me, I love living alone and without me around, my ex was able to develop into a human. The family thing still happened for me, in ways it never would had I been someone's wife. I found joy -- just not the joy I had scripted as a young woman.

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