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November 2, 2020


“You can walk in darkness if you know it leads to light.”  Bryan Stamper, Jr. This has little to do with the fact that tomorrow is election day.  It is more about resilience in general.  The quote came from a sermon my pastor gave yesterday.  The line stuck with me.  In every life, there are […]

Murphy and Me

January 15, 2015


“From checking on a shoelace to falling in love, you keep things under control.”  Del Amitri (Life is Full) I still subscribe to a newspaper.  I mean an actual newspaper that gets delivered to the house every morning.  My main reasons for continuing this practice are 1) I like to read my comics and my […]

Your Part

October 3, 2014


There are people in your life who’ve come and gone.  They let you down.  I know they hurt your pride.  You gotta put it all behind, Darling, ‘cause life goes on.  You keep carrying that anger, it will eat you up inside.  Don Henley, The Heart of the Matter My wife and I went to […]

Life on Life’s Terms

September 27, 2014


The world don’t owe me no living.  Dewey Bunnell A man said to the universe: “Sir, I exist!”  “However,” replied the universe, “The fact has not created in me a sense of obligation.”  Stephen Crane God, give me grace to accept with serenity the things that cannot be changed, courage to change the things which […]

Do You Really Want Life to Be Fair?

May 8, 2014


Inigo:  Who are you? Westley:  No one of consequence. Inigo: I must know. Westley: Get used to disappointment.   “I can’t complain, but sometimes I still do.”  Joe Walsh   “I made lemonade with the lemons You sent me.”  Bob Halligan, Jr.   “Upon us all, a little rain must fall.”  Robert Plant/Jimmy Page   […]