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The Break is Over!

Life gets busy, priorities change, interest wanes: in short, I’ve taken a break from the blog.  Sometimes a break is a good thing, allowing us a chance to recharge and renew, and I think that has been the case for … Continue reading

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Productive into the Golden Years!

Do older people still have something to offer in work, in creativity, in life? As a fellow staring down 50 years of age, I sure hope so. Today’s modern media seems to care more about marketing to the 30 and … Continue reading

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The Sacrifices Parents Make

Tonight was the local spring band concert for our twins’ middle school advanced band. Since this is their second year in band they have gained a new level of confidence in their instruments along with the rest of their bandmates, … Continue reading

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Driving Home, Listening to Lyle

When I drive to or from Texas, I like to listen to Lyle Lovett. Maybe it’s because Lyle lives outside Houston and is a Texas native? Maybe it’s because he often writes of cowboy life. Whatever the reason, it seems … Continue reading

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Music for my own funeral

I have reached the point in life where I find myself attending funerals on a somewhat regular basis. Lest there be any doubt, let me assure you: I do not want to go to funerals. I do not want to … Continue reading

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Commitment, marriage… and gardening

Commitment is a strange thing, a sort of two-edged sword. On the one hand, we make commitment with good intentions, hoping it will turn out well, and will make us better people. On the other hand, the act of committing … Continue reading

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The Side Project

Just saw a great open post thread on Lifehacker: “What’s your side project?”. It got me thinking: what is my side project? What is the thing I do that I am passionate about, that I would give everything else up … Continue reading

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