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The Importance of Criteria

Acceptance of one’s life has nothing to do with resignation; it does not mean running away from the struggle. On the contrary, it means accepting it as it comes, with all the handicaps of heredity, of suffering, of psychological complexes … Continue reading

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I’m becoming my grandfather

Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength. ~ Betty Friedan I’ve realized something recently, I’m becoming my grandfather, my paternal grandfather to be specific. It really hit me looking in the mirror wearing a … Continue reading

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Don’t for the Simple Pleasures

Very often what it is that makes us happiest are the simplest things in life. One of those for me is the opportunity to have conversations with munchkins. I love the way toddlers think, they have not yet been jaded … Continue reading

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I Love the Fall

Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~ George Eliot I love fall, there’s a smell on the air that always says … Continue reading

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Don’t lose the precious things

Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you. ~ Oscar Wilde I wrote the poem below, Precious Things, last week and it’s what I want to talk … Continue reading

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I Miss Burning Man

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. ~ Jawaharlal Nehru So maybe because … Continue reading

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Nobody is happy all of the time

So I missed my Sunday night post for the first time in a quite some time. My apologies to those of you who look for that post on Sunday night or Monday morning. The fact is I was on the … Continue reading

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A Critical Reminder

Forgive me tonight friends as I take a very circular route to get to where I want to go. About thirty years ago, Christ is it really thirty years?! I woke up one morning and headed for the kitchen in … Continue reading

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Breathe, Make the Best of Things

There isn’t a lot of good news available these days. The pandemic is ramping up again in the US with COVID rates, particularly in the Southeast hitting some of the highest rates we’ve seen. This has taken the joy out … Continue reading

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What’s your purpose and passion?

The purpose of life is a life of purpose. ~ Robert Byrne Let’s start here, I have a very good life. I’m thankful for what I have, because even given all the work I’ve done to get where I am, … Continue reading

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