Tag Archives: Ego

Try to follow the bouncing ball

#1 – “Democratic Sen. Mark Warner texted with Russian oligarch lobbyist in effort to contact dossier author Christopher Steele” – Fox News tweet 2-8-18 #2 – “Wow! -Senator Mark Warner got caught having extensive contact with a lobbyist for a … Continue reading

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Drops in a bucket

Wendell Berry tells a story about an old bucket hanging on a fence post along his daily walking route near his home. He can’t remember how long the bucket has been hanging there, but it’s not the sight of the … Continue reading

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My button is bigger than your button

For several years I owned a lake house. When we had kids at home we enjoyed going down, riding around in the boat on a warm summers day, waking-up and doing it all over again. But when my kids grew-up … Continue reading

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The illusion of self-importance

“Our posturings, our imagined self-importance, the delusion that we have some privileged position in the universe, are challenged by this point of pale light. Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark.” – Carl Sagan When … Continue reading

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What is a human being?

“As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the … Continue reading

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That’s the fact Jack

Fact – a thing that is indisputably the case. Everyday “our” President provides the American people with indisputable facts via Twitter. Why are they indisputable? Because the smartest man in the world tells us so. Just this morning “our” President graced … Continue reading

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The hardest hike

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” – Thich Nhat Hanh I typically try to find hikes in the six to eight mile range with anywhere from 1,000 to 2,000 feet of elevation change. For a … Continue reading

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