Buckle Up

Halloween has come and gone – hard to believe it’s over already. It was a truly great month leading up to last night’s grand finale. Halloween night was wonderful (albeit…

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Odds and Ends….

Long time, once again! I feared this might happen – there has not been a lot going on here and I have been wrapped up with outdoor projects such as…

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It has been a static period of late – no big events, no travels, and sadly, no hikes. My wife has been enjoying helping our daughter take care of her…

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The Deepening

I have, for some reason, fallen into a bit of a rut. It can – it does – happen to all of us in life at some point or another;…

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The Coming Darkness

This time of year always provides all the ingredients for a unique recipe of both anticipation as well as a mourning or melancholy. Summer is a season of celebration; it…

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The Fall of Summer

After a pause in writing, I am back. In the interim we went through a hurricane scare: Henri was forecast to plow right up the bay through the middle of…

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My Three Mothers

A huge surprise befell me yesterday. But first, some background. Those of you who have followed my rants and ramblings since the beginning, and who have a good memory, will…

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Yes….again

My computer is out of action - this time a cracked LCD screen - the result of poor placement of the laptop when I got up out of my chair.…

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The Prize of Patience

What is self-confidence? Knowing and trusting your abilities in a given area, your level of wisdom or intelligence, your training and preparedness to handle a specific situation. It is knowing…

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