Monthly Archives: February 2009

Whose “Past” Is It….?

Charles Krauthammer is a commentator I enjoy although I rarely agree with him politically. He seems honest and he has an understated dry sense of humor that appeals to me. Although I have given up hope on all the talking … Continue reading

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Blogging, An Approach for Those Too Busy….

If you are like me you had at least one terribly earnest and earnestly boring teacher in school who was determined to make society better with you as the tool (sometimes I think I AM this teacher). One absolute favorite … Continue reading

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A Dog’s Prayer….

Black, bold, and beautiful in her own way. I am describing the Scottish terrier who agreed to live with us starting last summer. Less than two years old she provided instant contrast to my aging and beloved golden retriever Dolly. … Continue reading

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A Humility To Be Proud Of….

Arrogance.  I was accused of this sin quite recently. I was accused particularly as the person I am and generally as a typical member of my gender. Not surprisingly, the accusation came from a woman, and it came in the … Continue reading

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The Boy and the Bag….

Not long ago my favorite son made one of those offers we make on a whim and later regret. When I asked where the blue backpack he always carried while a cadet at the Air Force Academy was, he replied … Continue reading

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Three Phone Calls and an Email….

Last Friday, Friday the 13th, was my birthday. It is true that when you get to my age there is not much you want for your birthday or for Christmas. I never believed that when my parents said it, but … Continue reading

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On the Wagon….

In my office I have a small cooler like you would see in a concession stand. Because it was donated by the local Coca-Cola bottler many years ago, it not surprisingly has the Coke log prominently displayed on the front … Continue reading

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