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“Freedom is just another word for nothing left to lose.” (Kris Kristofferson)

I started this post at 4 AM, here in middle America. I have to leave the house in another hour to pick up some kids for their visit, so sleeping wasn’t really an option anyway. Once my brain switches on … Continue reading

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“Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come. You wait and watch and work: you don’t give up.” (Anne Lamott)

For as long as I can remember I have had a craving to do things that are new and difficult. Adapt and overcome has been my mantra for all of my life. I have little to no interest in anything … Continue reading

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“No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; …….. any man’s death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind. And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee.” (John Donne)

I started writing this blog about eight years ago. Since that time I have posted more than 250 unique articles and some have been posted more than once. It has always been fascinating to watch the stats that WordPress provides … Continue reading

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“How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children.” (Charles Darwin)

Now that I am officially a grandfather, by way of my son’s recent marriage, I find myself thinking more and more about the future my grandchildren will inherit. I know my days are numbered and there’s only so much I … Continue reading

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“Everybody’s talking at me. I don’t hear a word they’re saying. Only the echoes of my mind.” (Harry Nilsson)

Has anybody else noticed how much louder the world is today? It just seems like everybody’s talking but I don’t hear a word they’re saying. Harry Nilsson wrote that song in 1968 but it really fits with today. For me, … Continue reading

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“I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain.” (James Taylor)

In my lifetime I have never had to experience the hardships caused by natural disasters and for that blessing I am truly grateful. I lived in Houston for a year and I remember how easily flooding happened whenever it rained … Continue reading

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“We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.” (John Naisbitt)

Welcome back class. Today we will discuss the answers to last week’s pop quiz. The best answer to the first four questions is, “I don’t know.” I formulated these questions after searching Google and Wikipedia to make sure there were … Continue reading

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