Category Archives: Life

Message in a Bottle

No, I’m not referring to that hit song by the Police.  Though that might be a good tie-in. If I had a bottle, and a matching cork, and lived near the sea. And had some paper. Oh, and a pencil. … Continue reading

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When You Find Yourself in Times of Trouble

We ran into a bit of a “family emergency” this week and one of us was admitted to the hospital, and is still there. It’s somewhat open-ended. That, of course, has been more than a little stressful all around. As … Continue reading

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Talk Therapy

There’s a school of thought that talking, being open, sharing one’s thoughts, is a good thing. Conversation can be fun, enlightening, energizing, and invigorating. A long time ago I wrote down Shared pain is lessened, shared joy is increased. What … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day – A Nice Day In Theory, But …

I was all set to write a special post just for today – Valentine’s Day – and then I got some Chinese (-like) food to-go.  With a fortune cookie. Which said: Walk carefully in the beginning of love. Or, in … Continue reading

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Write for Your Audience. I do.

Under my more common name, I post to the twitters from time to time. No, I am not a well-known, notorious politician. I tweet various different things. Sometimes I’ll re-tweet an interesting article, or a tweet by someone else. Or … Continue reading

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Anyone Ever Tell You You Look Like?

It’s happened to most of us. Someone says “hey, anyone ever told you you look like random famous person?”.  Or their friend, Dave? Sometimes the resemblance is superficial, or imagined.  Or not there at all. How many different haircuts are … Continue reading

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Think, Remember, Ponder, Dwell, Imagine, Resign?

Sometimes I think. Sometimes I remember, and consider what happened in the past, and what might happen in the future. I’m not sure that is always the healthiest or the most reasonable thing to do. Some people say: “Live in … Continue reading

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Still More Echoes

Sometimes life moves quickly, sometimes it moves slowly, and sometimes, not at all. Back in high school, or perhaps more likely, junior high, you could ask your friend to ask her friend if she likes you, or if she likes-likes … Continue reading

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Distant Echoes of a Possible Relationship

I am not old, but then again, I am no longer what one could call a young man. When I was younger, I was fortunate to spend time with some terrific women – intelligent, energetic, lovely to behold. I was … Continue reading

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Looking Forwards

In order to survive, one must have some measure of hope for the future. Whether it’s hope for continued “success” (however one might define it), or hope for “success”, or hope for the future of (and for) one’s children, or … Continue reading

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