Tag Archives: Death

Memories of heaven

It is funny being around people who you have known your whole life, people that have known me my whole life. I attended my aunts memorial service yesterday and saw uncles, aunts and cousins that sadly I hadn’t seen since the … Continue reading

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The math of living and dying

I think about life in terms of generations rather than individual lives. My interest in Genealogy is probably the reason for this. So in terms of generations, within my family, I am creeping up to the top, next inline for … Continue reading

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Life and death in the forest

“The world is afflicted by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world.” –  The Buddha My wife and I try to hike in the Pisgah National Forest every Sunday, specifically in … Continue reading

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Space in our hearts and hard drive

We have an old desktop computer at the house that is probably ten or fifteen years old. It never gets used anymore. I have a laptop and my wife uses an iPad so between these two gadgets and our iPhone’s … Continue reading

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Squeezing lemons

“I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade… And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party.” – Ron White  I live in a city with a population of 65,000 … Continue reading

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Not ready to leave just yet

“I was terrified that my outcome would be written in stone if I acknowledged the fact that I came from people that couldn’t manage to stay on the planet. That’s what my lineage was.” – Polly Parsons daughter of the … Continue reading

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What’s the hurry?

I don’t drive very fast. I also like to have at least two car lengths between me and the car in front of me. I am, in a word, a defensive driver and apparently a doormat for all the other … Continue reading

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