Monthly Archives: May 2012

Do We Live Like We’re Worth It?

I visited an old church graveyard this morning. It was dawn; no one else was there. Countless gravestones – some weary and weathered – were festooned with flags. While most who gave their lives in combat rest in formation in … Continue reading

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Keeping opportunities just out of reach

This is a very weird dog. I think it is the offspring of an Ewok and a hairbrush. He has a better personality than looks, but that may not be saying much. I met the dog when visiting a relative … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Multi-tasking (and why ants aren’t helped by sunscreen)

Don’t tell PETA, but I have to admit I cruelly killed little animals when I was a kid. If it assuages anyone’s horror, they were just ants. I also was not alone; a bunch of us kids did it. You … Continue reading

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Mistakes Aren’t Fatal (unless you build helicopters)

A few weekends ago, my seven-year-old grandson and I built a helicopter Not a real one; it was just Legos. I won’t bemoan the loss of imagination in the new versions of the blocks – where your job is no … Continue reading

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