Tag Archives: Future

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 goes on

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost    I ran into a lady yesterday I hadn’t seen in years. She was the office manager for one of my clients. Over … 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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Zen and the Art of finding yourself

“You look at where you’re going and where you are and it never makes sense, but then you look back at where you’ve been and a pattern seems to emerge.”  – Robert M. Pirsig In 1981 I was a freshman at … Continue reading

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What we discover off the beaten path

“Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both, And be one traveler, long I stood, And looked down one as far as I could, To where it bent in the undergrowth”- Robert Frost I have written extensively … Continue reading

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Shifting Baseline Syndrome

I grew up in a large city in the Southeast. When I was a kid of eight or nine I remember getting several big snows each year, the kind that cancelled school for two or three days. Now why I remember … Continue reading

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The greatest cooking discovery since fire?

“I put instant coffee in a microwave oven and almost went back in time.” – Steven Wright I was thinking about Kellyanne Conway’s observation about “microwaves that turn into cameras.” Though I have never heard about this before it did remind … Continue reading

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