Category Archives: Observations

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. Advertisements

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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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Saturday Photo Dump

I believe it is my BB (Blogging buddy) Steve Layman who coined the phrase “Photo Dump” to denote clearing off all the accumulated photographs on your desktop that you planned to use for some blog post that just never came … Continue reading

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Parking Rules

The sign says it all. . . and it applies to fire engines also.

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“Listen in silence because if your heart is full of other things, you cannot hear the voice of God. . .  The essential thing is not what we say, but what God says to us and through us” Saint Teresa … Continue reading

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