Tag Archives: Hope

Hope for the next generation

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” –  Barack Obama My oldest child is now out in … Continue reading

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Black days, bright days

“Whatsoever I’ve feared has come to life, Whatsoever I’ve fought off became my life, Just when everyday seemed to greet me with a smile, Sunspots have faded and now I’m doing time, Now I’m doing time, ‘Cause I fell on … Continue reading

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Seeing the light through the dark

“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawking The cabin my wife and I spent the … Continue reading

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A letter to my Senators

I didn’t vote for President Trump. Honestly, I didn’t vote for you either, but you are my representative and for that I thank you for your service to our state and our country. As I am sure you are aware, … Continue reading

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The perspective of a Trump presidency

For a number of years I was a member of a local civics club, one of those that you could only have a certain number of members from one particular business category. In this club we had two Funeral Home … Continue reading

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My Wish Book list for you

Before there was Amazon, before there was Toys”R”Us, Ebay or Target there was Sears. Sometime around the first of November the Sears Wish Book would arrive in the mail and the eight year old me knew that Santa was close. The Sears … Continue reading

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Ready or not here I come-2017

“Getting older is no problem. You just have to live long enough.” – Groucho Marx I will be fifty-six when the new year arrives. Fifty-six, four years away from, sigh sixty. I realize sixty is just a number but it is also two times … Continue reading

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