Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Story of a Cat

Fourteen years ago I was running late for a meeting. While I was driving I was going over the presentation in my head thinking about all the possible objections I might need to overcome. As my mind cycled through the … Continue reading

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78.7 Years

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson 78.7 years. That is the average life expectancy of a male living in the United States today. If I am fortunate enough to live that long, the year will … Continue reading

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Guns: The Right to Arm Bears and Other Creatures

The Second Amendment – “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”  Let me begin with the following disclosure, I am … Continue reading

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So many things in life are just ballast

“So many things in life are just ballast”- Giselle. This was a comment left on my blog by a reader. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, Wikipedia defines Ballast as “material that is used to provide stability to … Continue reading

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Ends and Beginnings

The name of my blog is Ends and Beginnings. The reason for this is simple, everyday our life is full of endings and beginnings. Unfortunately most of us just don’t seem to get or accept it or as Mister Rogers so … Continue reading

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Balance as Beauty

There is a city about an hour’s drive from my home that I love visiting on day trips. Some would describe this city as artsy, which is a kind of backhanded slap or a conservative catchall phrase for meaning it’s … Continue reading

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The Soil of our Souls

It is late March and my garden beds are beginning to come to life. There is a certain calm on the outside but beneath the still dirt is a flurry of activity. Some of our greatest, though humble, creatures are … Continue reading

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