Monthly Archives: July 2010

Total views … 1,023! July 31, 2010. Wordpress ROCKS!!

Today I broke the 1,000 mark in total views! Okay, some of you are saying  .. “Wow, big deal …” Others are saying, “Wow, HOW did you do that?? Anyway.  This is a big day for me.  Less than 4 months … Continue reading

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“Mayflower” … A Cautionary Tale

Like so many of the myths created to tell the story of the creation of our country, the tale of The Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving has been scrubbed and polished so many times over the years that when the … Continue reading

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Footprints in the Sand

Tomorrow, my blog formerly known as “My Life in the Past Lane” will become “Footprints in the Sand” … No one particular reason why … I just like the sound of it better. And besides, it goes along with my new look … Continue reading

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Someday …

Someday, we will live next to the sea. On our best days, we will experience the serenity of waking in the morning as the scent of the salt air blends with the intoxicating aroma of our coffee brewing. We’ll watch the sun as it slowly … Continue reading

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Confusing Activity with Productivity

I feel a rant coming on …  Too much of my time has been invested over the past dozen years to the never-ending task of convincing people that activity does NOT necessarily equate to productivity! My vantage point is somewhat unique. Although … Continue reading

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Pink Moon

Nick Drake was an early bloomer … An immensely talented, yet little known British singer-songwriter, Drake died lonely and depressed in his parents home of an overdose in 1974, at the age of 26. Nick Drake was perhaps an ideal example of the … Continue reading

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Blooming Late in the Season

I’m a late bloomer.  I believe this because I really have no choice. My faith is based less on the certainty that I still have something important in me, than on the overwhelming evidence that so far, greatness has yet to … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts

Lets talk about Brussels sprouts …  Quite possibly the most polarizing side dish in the entire culinary universe? In my experience, you either love them or you hate them.  There appears to be no gray area.  No room for debate.  No … Continue reading

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The Ravine

  My best buddy Ernie and I grew up together in a small college town in the late 1950s.  We became friends in school, shortly after my father took his job with the college and just before my family bought the … Continue reading

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The Simple Joy of Walking

I’m just back from the 3-mile walk that officially begins my long and hopefully leisurely July 4th holiday.  While I have a lot of plans for how I’ll spend my free time, taking this walk was first on the list. Walking, … Continue reading

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