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You can't always get what you want ~

Mick said it, our Mothers said it, maybe even our best friend said it, but we still didn't think it to be true.  First of all, if you can't always get what you want, then who is it that gets to decide what you need? God, the angels, the universe, maybe PitBull (I know you want me, I know you need me)?  There are two sides to every story, two sides to every coin, one side tells us that we are in control of our destiny, that we make these decisions.  While the other reminds us that the future is not ours to see, that fate has the upper hand.  Is this a mind fork in the road of life?  You need to believe one way or the other.

There are some rules for setting intentions, since intentions are believed to get you what you "want" ~ the three main elements needed are to know exactly what you want, visualize the desired result, and expect the result to happen.  They say intention is that magical combination of will, motivation and desire.  But there is one small caveat, one li…

No Virginia, there isn't a tooth fairy

Anyone who knows me, really knows me, is aware of my love of rice pudding and Lays Baked Ruffles Potato Chips. Not necessarily at the same time. My previous blog was actually titled "Rice Pudding and Baked Lays." That's how much I love them.
I have pretty much given up the chips. They are, strike that, were, my addiction. But I think I've kicked the habit and only treat myself to them rarely, when others are buying. I wouldn't dream of actually purchasing them at the store myself. They wouldn't last through the unpacking of the grocery bags. And that, I will blame on the small amount that is actually disguised as a large amount by the deceitful packaging that is now common practice. I mean really, I don't think there is much more than one serving in the entire bag!
So, on to the rice pudding. I love pudding. Rice, tapioca chocolate, butterscotch. But one day it hit me, there may come a day in my not too far off future where this will be the only …