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Trivial Pursuits: Life’s moments in an Emergency Room

In one of those moments in time, I found myself sitting in the waiting area in a hospital emergency room. The specifics are unimportant. While I sat there, watching the slowly moving second hand struggle to make one revolution, I … Continue reading

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The Inconvenience of Death

As a writer, I often cannot control the voices in my head. They run Helter-Skelter from one thought to another. When one strives to write, you often find yourself more a spectator or passenger. Rare to have any control at … Continue reading

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Insights from 60 Revolutions of the Sun

In my now sixty complete revolutions of the sun, I am struck by how much the world has changed and how little people have progressed. We are a single race. The human race. Yet, one is hard-pressed to find examples … Continue reading

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The Border of Innocence

The other day, we were moving some things around in our condo. One of the tasks involved emptying a chest full of photo albums, relocating the chest, and then placing the albums back inside. There wasn’t any time for reminiscing, … Continue reading

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The March of Time

I have never been one to focus on age. I believe it a waste of the limited time we all have. Of course, as a young boy, I engaged in the universal desire to be older. When asked, I was … Continue reading

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Just a Dog…

He was just a dog… His official AKC registered name is Maximus Gluteus but we knew him as Max. He died the other day, taken all too soon in an unexpected way. He seemed as full of life on his … Continue reading

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Focusing on Death: Missing an Opportunity

It is the most common of human experiences, dealing with the death of a family member, friend, or others who affected your life. I think we make a mistake when we focus on the tragedy of death. Death is one … Continue reading

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