Category Archives: Hometown

Someone Else?

Soon after I began investigating self-help books, I wondered what and how much can I change and remain being myself. There is always the risk of rejecting oneself, in favor of an idealized mental fantasy about how one is “supposed” … Continue reading

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The Death

I didn’t realize there was an ambulance with flashing lights in the neighborhood until a police cruiser parked in front of my house. The policeman casually strolled across my neighbor’s yard across the street towards a nearby house. I hoped … Continue reading

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The Love Of Learning

I noticed a large poster behind the check-out desk at the public library yesterday. It depicted a stack of books and proclaimed the message, “Cultivate the love of learning.” I thought to myself that I’ve never had to cultivate a … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Treasure

As is the case for many posts on this blog, the inspiration┬ácame from housecleaning or upkeep of some sort. This time spring cleaning the basement is the culprit. While moving stacks of storage totes so the broom could reach between … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning

A notation for Saturday in my day planner reminded me to begin spring cleaning. So, I hauled out my trusty old Hoover vacuum cleaner to check the filter bag. It was nearly full, so I need to purchase another package … Continue reading

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Speech And Actions

“The true meaning of your words is not what you say, but what you do.”–Frank Sonnenberg One of my uncle’s favorite sayings was, “Whatever can be said but not practiced is better not said; what can be practiced but not … Continue reading

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Developing Skills

The folks in my small friends-circle love to keep up with the times by exploring beyond our knowledge and skill levels. We enjoy reading books, and Web pages aimed at DIYers. We enjoy documentaries and educational videos. You might say … Continue reading

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