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Location: MA, United States
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This is my life. I never had a plan or a driving ambition that compelled me to one shinning light. Rather I let the current ebb and flow, not helplessly adrift but able to adapt quickly to what came into my venue.
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It's not so much that I dislike this word as I am disappointed in it. It describes an action without describing motive. A person that makes sudden unpredictable changes. I mean is that good or bad?
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