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Life memoir written on matchbook cover.

by randomwriter013 on February 25, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


I have come to believe that most of what I have done isn't worth remembering unless it directly affects the present or future. To much time has been wasted on the past and how I wished I could change things or I put too much emphasis on how it affects(ed) me.

I am a constantly changing and growing person and all that matters is how I view today, learn from my mistakes and move on.

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