Category Archives: Hometown

Mark

Mark was the youngest member of my family of origin. He was my brother and consistent friend. Mark and I were inseparable. Whenever our family changed addresses, Mark, my sister Deb, and I were a clique. Because my sister was … Continue reading

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Authority

There is a boundary line between exercising authority and being authoritarian. People who find themselves in positions of power must be keenly aware of the differences if they will be effective leaders or tyrants. Once someone becomes drunk on power … Continue reading

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Methodical Detail

I wish I could be more consistently methodical about details when performing mundane tasks. This came to mind a few weeks ago as I washed and detailed the ol’ Camry. Most often, the car gets a quick wash and rinse. … Continue reading

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Contemplating The Future

Yesterday was a day designed for contemplation, so I went with the flow. Why not? There wasn’t an urgent deadline to meet. Isn’t Sunday supposed to be the day of rest? I leaned back in the desk chair and pondered … Continue reading

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On Mothers Day

“I’ll be a wife and mother first, then First Lady.”–Jacqueline Kennedy She was dressed up to go out on the town with dad on her birthday. While the family waited for the arrival of the baby sitter, I stood in the … Continue reading

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1970 All Over Again

Tuesday in this blog, I submitted some thoughts about nostalgia. I noted a love/hate relationship about it. As fate determined, nostalgic thoughts have bubbled into my mind since then. This is frustrating because I want to live in the present as much … Continue reading

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Grumpy?

I’m actually in a pretty good mood right now. I’ve had enough sleep. The early morning weather is nearly perfect. The coffee turned out beautifully. Yet I’m sitting here with grumpiness on my mind. Actually, yesterday is when I chose … Continue reading

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