Monthly Archives: May 2016

Opportunity

Our kids got to have dinner with a favorite teacher today. I knew the first time I met Mr. Smith that he was a special teacher. He is a wise man, a great writer, and an accomplished columnist (well-known in South … Continue reading

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To each his own. Golf.

I enjoy riding a golf cart or even walking across a golf course. With a cooler of beer and friends. But no more than once a year. I never got the hang of golf. For the life of me I … Continue reading

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Mysticism

Magnets must have seemed like magic to ancient people. When my daughter raised this point last week it caused me to think about the definition of magic. If something is happening that nobody can explain using objective reasoning, is that … Continue reading

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I gotta be me

I’ve run out of wagons to hitch my star to. I guess it’s time that I stood up and decided to stand for something. With confidence. Figure out what needs to be different and make it be so. #vagueblogging II

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Forest or trees?

I can’t see the forest right now because of the trees. Or maybe I can’t see the trees because I’m still trying to figure out what the forest is supposed to look like. #vagueblogging

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Catalyst for the inconceivable

I stole that title from Dan Carlin. If you haven’t listened to Hard Core History, do it right now. If that’s not your thing, check out Dan’s Common Sense podcast. The latest episode is about the foreign policy changes  being … Continue reading

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The worst judge of you

You are not a good judge of you. You are horrible at accurately assessing your capabilities. You have no idea how talented/hard-working/smart/creative you are. This is unfortunate because you are the one who spends the most time with you and … Continue reading

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