Category Archives: Observations

Today’s Lesson

Ships don’t sink because of the water around them; ships sink because of the water that gets in them. Don’t let what’s happening around you get inside you and weigh you down. -Unknown

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The Week In Review (No Politics. . . Mostly)

Things are starting to settle down and I’m not having to commute 262 miles each day.  Thank you to the owner of my company for providing me a place to stay. Driving that much leaves little time or mental reserves … Continue reading

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My Advice

As we start another week: For the important challenges we face, we should take them on with the enthusiasm of a 4-year old in a Batman costume. For the not-so-vital tasks, let us think like a dog; Everyone is a … Continue reading

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Simple Pleasure

You might be over 50 if replacing a dirty, old dish sponge with a brand new one puts you in a great mood.

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Friday, 5pm Thoughts

Another week concluding with another Friday. The end before another beginning. Seven days closer to assuming room temperature. Thoughts swirl, questions center on dashed hopes. Haunted by the questions at 0300. Building bridges to places that don’t exist and probably … Continue reading

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“Time is like a river. You cannot touch the same water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again.   Enjoy every moment of life.” Unknown, but provided by Carla Running water, from my favorite quiet place. … Continue reading

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Did You Notice?

Last evening, I put up a somewhat melancholy post, reflecting on a challenging week. I referenced a song about hope, written and performed by Sister Hazel and copied the lyrics. I had played with a few titles for the post, … Continue reading

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Does Anyone Know?

This past week, I rented a car for a trip that was long enough that I didn’t want to add 2,000 extra miles to my personal vehicle which has an odometer that just passed the 200K mark. I made all the … Continue reading

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This photo, of the Sea of Galilee, was taken and texted to me by a friend who was visiting the Holy Land a few weeks back. I have been intrigued by the photo and have spent a good deal of … Continue reading

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A Pocket Full Of Memories

I fell and hit my head last night. Nothing serious, but it did shake loose a few memories that I decided to share this afternoon. It was 1982-83 and I was completing my studies at the once venerable Cincinnati College … Continue reading

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