Tag Archives: life

On Friends

Where have they all gone? I have been blogging for close to 13 years now and have made the acquaintance of folks all around the world.  During the same time however, most of my “In Real Life” friends have died, … Continue reading

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A Temporary State

  Every situation in our existence is temporary. So, when life is good, make sure you enjoy and receive it fully. And when life is not so good, remember that that it will not last forever and better days are … Continue reading

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Share Both

I am not sure where this story is going to end up, or if it will even make sense when it is completed, but however it ends, I am called to share it.  An hour later, as I edit it … Continue reading

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Kobayashi Maru

A few weeks back, I was talking to a colleague who I  respect and enjoy being around. We were sharing  the ups and downs of each of our careers over the years and my friend brought up how we often … Continue reading

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“Plan B” Is A Much Better Option

Today was a rare (well, maybe not that rare) Sunday that I had to go in to the office for a few hours. On my way in, I stopped by the beach and watched the sun rise at exactly 0700 … Continue reading

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And Then Its Time To Go

Since I am a contrarian by nature, I will look ahead as opposed to looking behind me on this TBT. It’s been a few years since I shared this photo. It still makes me think every time I see it.  … Continue reading

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Someone Has To Do It

People often ask me how I can be a funeral director?  Isn’t it emotionally draining is just one of the many questions I get asked day in and day out in addition to those asking about the “raw data of … Continue reading

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In Closing

The inventor of the treadmill died at the age of 54 The inventor of gymnastics died at 57 The world bodybuilding champion died at 41 The best footballer in the world died at 60 But. . . The inventor of … Continue reading

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Life’s Viewfinder

Life is like a camera.  . .  Just focus on what’s important and capture the good times. . . develop from the negatives and if things don’t work out. . . Just take another shot. -unknown I suppose there is … Continue reading

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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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