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Hold your corner

I was riveted to the TV screen on Sunday evening. The Augusta Masters golf tournament was coming to a momentous close. I had just got back home. My legs ached, after standing on a pool deck most of Saturday and … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 29)–The story corps

Storytelling. I spent a good chunk of yesterday afternoon at my third grader’s school, as it hosted a ‘book building’ event in support of the Horizons program. Naturally, the children were excited to see and hear, Jarrett Krosoczka, a very … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 27)–Highly deadly black tarantula

Collaboration. Beware if you ask for input: you may just get put into a difficult position. But, what fun it is to have no idea and then see how others’ ideas can be melded into a lovely looking tapestry. I … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 7)–I’ve an idea

Putting ideas into words. I do not usually remember dreams when I wake each morning, but I never wake up empty-headed. I don’t have writer’s block. Is that a problem? It can be. Too many ideas can also be a problem. If … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections: Forty Things I Really Like And… (Day 6)–Where’s the devil?

The devil’s in the details. If you live in or near a city such as Washington DC, you should think what it would mean for you not to pay attention to the details of what you’re doing or where you’re … Continue reading

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Signal failure?

I stumbled into the karate studio yesterday evening, just a little early so that I could stretch. I saw a boy, who is about 8 years old, holding his head and just starting to cry. The head instructor called the … Continue reading

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Can you do without it?

I’ve noticed in the past few weeks reports that we (or at least some of us) may be moving rapidly towards a cashless society. Don’t panic: the intention is not to do without money, far from it. Sweden’s plans are … Continue reading

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