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Monday, December 31, 2012

Speaking of Betrayal

I guess I sympathize with how Susan felt when she discovered my treachery because I still remember how I felt when my friends betrayed me.

We had moved; again.

Even back then I was an aspiring writer and I kept a diary.
My deepest, darkest thoughts and secrets.

One day while playing with my three new best friends they started making comments that referenced things I had only shared in my diary.
And the more they made comments the harder they laughed at me.

I was devastated.
How could they betray me that way?
Weren’t they my friends?
Didn’t they understand the sanctity of a LOCKED diary?

I eventually forgave them (it was either that or become the scorn of the neighborhood!)

And I learned NEVER to put into writing anything you wouldn’t want printed on the front page of the New York Times!


  1. Wow, you had a Diary that Locked!..I always wanted one of them. (green eyed monster here!!).

  2. Great advice! And still applicable in today's virtual world. Have a very Happy New Year!


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