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Bird on a Wire

The song is one of the most haunting ones you can hear. It lingers with you long after the last notes. But then again, Leonard Cohen is known for those type musical poems. I thought of it as I watched the crystal hummingbird swaying on the string hanging from the ceiling beam. Bird on a […]

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The Urgency of Now

The report first came in that there was a problem. A serious problem. A life effecting one. How do you respond to such news. The frailty of it all became palpable. For some reason we both shrugged and recognized the inevitability of the inevitable. The next few days were filled with appreciating everything. Literally everything. […]

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Turn Your Waiting into a Dance

The traffic was backed up. The entrance ramp was basically a parking lot. What to do. I heard horns honking. The look of frustration on the other driver’s faces was almost cartoonish in extremes. What to do. I took out a CD , slid it in the player and pumped up the volume. The truck […]

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Do You Confuse Success with Substance?

He really made a difference. He got up at 4:30 am each morning and put in a solid days work. Nothing fancy. The milk dairy plant had to get opened and managed and the trucks had to get on their delivery route. Yes. Milk trucks. Delivering milk, eggs, cream and seasonal products…in December…eggnog. His “uniform” […]

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Being present in your life

January 13, 2010: The Relevance factor: I have often heard the story of people who could not wait to stop the stress of the day…and plan days of recreation( whether the golf community or some other activity), who shortly thereafter deteriorate quickly, lose their edge, or die just a few years after the “joyous” […]

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