Category Archives: Longreads

This planet

I attended the funeral of a church member yesterday. Now my “designated” protestant affiliation is with the Presbyterian church but if you have spent anytime reading my blog you know that I also mix in my Kool-Aid some Universalism, Buddhism … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to me

How time flies when, well, how time flies. I started this blog a year ago with this post, Waiting for Tomorrow which included the quote from John Burroughs – “The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is … Continue reading

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Big personality

“I just want to get to the end of my personality and just lay in the sun.” – Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher (RIP) was a big personality. Now part of her persona was a mental health issue with a dose of … Continue reading

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Celebrate everyday like it’s your birthday

“They say it’s your birthday, It’s my birthday too, yeah, They say it’s your birthday, We’re gonna have a good time, I’m glad it’s your birthday, Happy birthday to you” – The Beatles “Birthday” Today is the celebration of my birth. I am pretty sure … Continue reading

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The Chicken Truck

This is one of the chicken trucks that travels past my neighborhood ten to twenty times a day to the processing plant. It is a flatbed tractor-trailer stacked deep and wide with chickens headed for the slaughterhouse and then to … Continue reading

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Getting my ass kicked by a bug

Back in June I wrote a post called The balance of good vs. mosquitoes (evil). I wrote in this post that “More than one person has asked the question why mosquitoes live among us. I am sure some think they are simply a sadistic joke God … Continue reading

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Finding our rhythm to dance too

“I’m trying to find a new rhythm in my life” – Fabian Cancellara Cycling, like any competitive sport, requires discipline and a plan. As a recreational cyclist, it is easy for me to look on, with envy, at that those men and women … Continue reading

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