Category Archives: Meanderings

So Powerful

As I leafed through one of my old books last night before sleep, I came across a quote from Don Miguel Ruiz that I had jotted onto a Post It Note as a book-marker. “Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak … Continue reading

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Bewildered

The news reporter stopped me on a busy Berlin street and asked if I had seen her missing O-umlaut. I told her that my Umlaut detector was malfunctioning. Perhaps she should ask the police investigator across the street. I pointed … Continue reading

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Tea Time

I had to wrap up a few items of unfinished business before getting to today’s blog post. If I was British, I’d probably say it’s already tea time so I could pull back and appreciate my surroundings. However, I’m an … Continue reading

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Static

The day before yesterday I heard a clap of thunder.  I heard the last rumbles as the sound decayed to silence after I was jolted awake. To hear thunder or to see lightning in early January in Nebraska is very rare. … Continue reading

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Happy Blue Monday

We’re not even one complete week into 2019 and already, we have a second holiday to celebrate. Today is Blue Monday, the first Monday after New Year’s Day. A public relations company (of course) planned the first Blue Monday for … Continue reading

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Pondering Moderation

Society seems to have lost its way and has allowed excess and extremism to manifest across our culture. Seemingly, we have become dismissive of moderation in nearly every way. This observation is not some sort of recent epiphany. This apparent … Continue reading

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Dress Up For Balance?

I answered the knock at the door and greeted my trucker friend, Jorge. I was taken aback at how he was dressed. The stylish sport coat was the first item of clothing I noticed. As he stepped into the house, … Continue reading

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