Category Archives: Meanderings

Some Serendipity

One of the best parts of life is surprise. We do not know exactly what lies ahead of us each day, so serendipity can be a regular part of our lives. Certainly, unpleasant stuff happens often enough, but very pleasant … Continue reading

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Relax

When I had free access to dad’s small acreage in Wayne County, Nebraska, early mornings were set aside to enjoy the dawn. Even though the place was across the road from a truck trailer manufacturing factory, the atmosphere was silent … Continue reading

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Verbal Neglect

When a word is overused it loses its power. Unfortunately one of the most overused words today is “abuse”. This is not to say that abuse is not a problem. Acts of abuse are far too common in our world. … Continue reading

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Existential Blues

The classroom was filled with college students for my lecture about existentialism. I felt their rapt attention to every word. Before the end of the talk, a freckle-faced young man wearing a knitted beanie interrupted my speech by asking if … Continue reading

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Clowning Around

Doug was one of the class clowns at his high school in Minneapolis. After attending technical trade college, he  moved to Nebraska to work as the morning drive announcer at the small radio station where I was working. Doug’s show … Continue reading

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Rain

The New Age writer and lecturer Stuart Wilde once advised his audience to walk in the rain in one’s best clothing without a topcoat or an umbrella. I heard this on one of his cassette tape audio books–perhaps  it’s on Life … Continue reading

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Some Madness

What disturbs us most about others is that which is that which is imperfect in ourselves. A statement similar to this was brought up in the comments section I came across on Facebook the other day. This is nothing new … Continue reading

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