Tag Archives: Lessons

When status stunts your growth

I grew up in a very middle class suburban neighborhood filled with two style of houses, brick ranches and tri-levels. Everything and everyone was homogeneous. No one had a bigger or nicer house, and no one drove a fancier car. It … Continue reading

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The approaching storm

“A tropical cyclone is a rotating low-pressure weather system that has organized thunderstorms but no fronts (a boundary separating two air masses of different densities). Tropical cyclones with maximum sustained surface winds of less than 39 miles per hour (mph) … Continue reading

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Jesus loves you and I don’t feel so good myself

I was sitting at a stop light eating my Bojangles steak biscuit (must be experienced can’t be explained), sipping sweet tea through a straw and checking my email. It was a long light. I looked up and a piece of shit pick-up … Continue reading

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Letting go-A Dad’s story

“Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. They move away.  The moments that used to define them are covered by moments of their own accomplishments.  It is not until much later, … Continue reading

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The Heartbreak of Experience

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” -Dr. Seuss  Recently two members of my family had their heartbroken over a business transaction that didn’t materialize. They unfortunately, as I told them, had “counted their chickens before they hatched”. The deal … Continue reading

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