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Delicious and refreshing.

Sometimes you need to cut some holes in your work to bring in more light.

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Has Anything Changed?

Forty years ago Tommie Smith and John Carlos, teammates on the U.S. Olympic team, won gold and bronze medals in the 200 meter dash at the Games in Mexico City. Here is how Time magazine described the scene at the … Continue reading

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William Butler Yeats on Tragedy & Joy

William Butler Yeats, Irish poet and Nobel Prize for Literature winner, captures my aging sense of the flow of life in this fallen and broken world: “Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him during temporary … Continue reading

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Simon & Garfunkel on a Winter's Day

A winter’s day In a deep and dark December; I am alone, Gazing from my window to the streets below On a freshly fallen silent shroud of snow. I am a rock, I am an island. I’ve built walls, A … Continue reading

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Ain't Talkin'

As I walked out tonight in the mystic garden The wounded flowers were dangling from the vine I was passing by yon cool crystal fountainSomeone hit me from behind Ain’t talkin’, just walkin’Through this weary world of woeHeart burnin’, still … Continue reading

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Which Universe Are We Talking About?

There are many reasons to be thankful, and this week we take a brief break to celebrate our blessings. Some are already doing that from what I read. . . . The November 2007 issue of Architectural Digest brought my … Continue reading

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Way Too Soon

We lost a dear friend and very special member of the family today. After spending the last two weeks unconscious in a San Antonio hospital, Pat Karrh went to be with the Lord this morning. Pat and her husband, Larry, … Continue reading

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If Wishes Were Horses

There is an old English rhyme which goes, in part, "if wishes were horses, then beggars would ride." It’s all too easy to go through life wishing rather than riding. I think it’s because, too often, our culture and own … Continue reading

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Blogging Again

It’s been months since I blogged. Not that I haven’t had a lot of thoughts, observations, and musings . . . just not a lot of energy. My health, year one post-chemo, has not been good. I manage to catch … Continue reading

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Scattershooting from the Big Island

Scattershooting while wondering whatever happened to geography teachers. . . . First off let me report that the Big Island is not the island of Oahu — the island that features Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, Pearl Harbor, etc. The Big … Continue reading

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