Monthly Archives: June 2020

Let It Go

Do most people on Earth have as much difficulty in letting stuff go as I do? They probably do. Don’t we like to cling onto our suffering believing we are being “stoic” about it? After all, don’t we generally fear … Continue reading

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Justice

“Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin.”–Dwight D. Eisenhower The nation feels terribly out of kilter these days. It appears that much of the fault is due to the promotion of injustice. I’m not alone in this … Continue reading

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Dad’s Work

My father was a successful civil engineer, so he thought I was going to be a civil engineer, too. There lies a source of friction between dad and me. Although I admired his aptitude to design highways and bridges, I … Continue reading

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Some Cheap Watches

One aspect about watches is, that most men believe a watch is one of the few items of jewelry we can get away with wearing. So, for us guys, watches are accessories that we can wear to express our personalities … Continue reading

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Indian Brass …Floral Friday

It was time to take some brass vases off the top shelf of the project supplies unit and dust them off. They received a short soak in soapy water, a quick rinse, and a gentle buffing with an old terry … Continue reading

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To Splurge

It’s tempting to let the indulgent side of my imagination go free while I continue to self-isolate. I do my best to put a damper on such daydreaming because I’m trying to strengthen the minimalist side of my personality. One … Continue reading

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Trash Working

The early morning weather was conducive to taking a coffee break outdoors. The sound level was very quiet with only the occasional semi-truck decelerating in the distance. For most folks, the day had not yet begun. Five or ten minutes … Continue reading

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