Category Archives: Insights

Serious things I think about

A trip down Memory Blvd…(It used to be Memory Lane, but that was years ago)

Have you ever had the opportunity to revisit places from your past?  What was the experience like?  Did the places live up to your memories of them?  Had they changed?  Was the visit a disappointment, or did it feel like … Continue reading

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Echoes from an unlikely place

A few weekends ago I spent a fantastic weekend in Fredricksburg, TX.  The weekend was an important one for me for many reasons, many of which I didn’t understand until the weekend was over.  Don’t get me wrong…I accomplished what … Continue reading

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Thoughts on self-help and seeing the forest for the trees

It strikes me that if I look back at some of the books I have read in the past 5 years they are all over the map…Mysteries, Fantasy/Science Fiction, Travel Journals, books on Spirituality, books on Thought, and even some … Continue reading

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Signs that I am getting older…I guess

I suppose we all feel our age from time to time… The feeling of indestructibility fades for a bit and we have to grudgingly admit that time is passing faster than we want it to.  I have had some fairly … Continue reading

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Political Pizzas

At last the election is over… Can’t say I am thrilled with the result…I am not a fan of the current administration.   Not sure I would have been thrilled if the result had gone the opposite way either though.  … Continue reading

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Hiatus over – Some thoughts on Expectations

So…it wasn’t an on-purpose hiatus…but I guess sometimes life intrudes and shakes up your mojo a little bit.  There have been about a dozen times in the last few months where I thought ‘Damn… I haven’t written a blog in … Continue reading

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Re-focus the focus…

This has been an especially rough week for our country.  The tragedy of what happened in Colorado has left the nation stunned.  It has reminded us again that evil exists in the world.  It has once again focused our thoughts … Continue reading

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Perspective

So it strikes me that trying to come up with compelling content for a blog can be interesting and at times, difficult… Usually for me it is just based on things that I find profound or hilarious or absurd or … Continue reading

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The sorry state of mail…of all kinds

I have heard reports lately about the impending demise of the US Postal Service.  Seems they plan to close 250 postal centers across the country over the next few years.  This was inevitable, I suppose…but it still bums me out … Continue reading

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Success, failure, and catching your first foul tip

For most of us, our glory days participating in sports are behind us. Unless you are a weekend warrior whose obsession with softball or another recreational sport takes a lot of your time or a club rugby or soccer player, … Continue reading

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