AddictionBefore I get too far into this blog post, let me start off with two (2) definitions of the word addiction.   First from

ad-dic-tion [uh-dik-shuh-n:  (noun) the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.

From Merriam-Webster

ad-dic-tion noun [\ə-ˈdik-shən, a-\]:

1.  the quality or state of being addicted <addiction to reading>

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Learning To Play Guitar

Dom Playing GuitarAs some of you may know, I’ve decided to start learning to play guitar again.  I started a few years ago and only played for about a week or so.  I don’t know why I set it down, and now I kind of wish I hadn’t, lol.  But that’s how life is sometimes.

It started about four (4) weeks ago.  I downloaded an app onto my phone called Guitar Tuner to help me tune my guitar.  This app is good, because I can tune my guitar by matching to the sound of the strings in the app, and it uses my mic to match the sounds, I can use the tuning fork and matching by my own ear.  I can tune my guitar a few different way also.

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Shoulder Massage

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Tales Of Thailand

It’s time for another post from a series of posts I wanted to start from before called Tales of Thailand.  I won’t make posts with this tag all the time, but when something fits, I will try to remember and make a post about it.

Let me start off by saying that I’ve been a huge fan of massages of any type for as long as I can remember.  I remember as a kid, I would snuggle up to my mom so try to coax her to rub my back.  I would convince the women or girls that I knew as a teenager to rub my back, and I would offer to rub their back of course, lol.   Thai Massage

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Half-full — Half-empty

Half-full Half-emptyOptimists and Pessimists.  They are two (2) interesting types of people.  The types of people are very much the same, but also very very different.  First, let’s look at what optimism and pessimism means.

From Merriam-Webster online dictionary:

op-ti-mism – \ˈäp-tə-ˌmi-zəm\ (noun):  a feeling or belief that good things will happen in the future:  a feeling or belief that what you hope for will happen.

pes-si-mism – \ˈpe-sə-ˌmi-zəm also ˈpe-zə-\ (noun):  a feeling or belief that bad things will happen in the future.  a feeling or belief that what you hope for will not happen.

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