Monthly Archives: December 2020

Endurance

It seems that physical and mental endurance are on sliding scales that vary in contrasting ways as we age. I reflected upon this question while shoveling some snow off of the driveway. When I was much younger, snow scooping tasks … Continue reading

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Fulfillment

Well, we made it to the penultimate day of 2020. It’s a day to ponder and reconcile how we interfaced with the world and our dreams. Today is a good time to do this before we get caught up in … Continue reading

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Antepenultimate

The last day of the year will be the ultimate day. The second to the last day of the year, tomorrow, will be the penultimate day. Today, the 29th, is the antepenultimate day of 2020. You may wonder what yesterday, … Continue reading

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Innocence

Whilst sipping coffee and daydreaming during the afternoon, my thoughts wandered into the subject of innocence. Society places a great deal of importance to it–almost as some sort of virtue. The problem with such an ideological opinion is that innocence … Continue reading

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The Last Weekend

I hope you’re enjoying this final weekend of 2020. It’s the one many of us have been anticipating with baited breath. Perhaps we will get a well-deserved respite from this insane year. But wait, the next weekend, the first one … Continue reading

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The Stillness

Nobody strolls along the hiking/bicycle path near my house at four o’clock in the morning in the dead of winter. At least this was true after the latest light overnight snowfall. On a whim, I decided to walk on the … Continue reading

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Lapis Not Indigo

After a home restoration lull, I decided to begin the process again with a small project. A short hallway is the smallest space in the house, not counting closets. The walls were painted sandy-tan about 30 years ago. I was … Continue reading

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