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River Of Change

“Everything comes to pass, nothing comes to stay.” — Matthew Flickstein I can’t recall anyone I’ve ever met who was happy about the Spring time change. Every year, there are the assorted grumbles over the morning commute’s darkness, the laments … Continue reading

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Changing The World

If our world is nothing but a collection of our beliefs, perceptions, interpretations, and experiences, then doesn’t it follow that in order to change the world, one only needs to change oneself? If nothing else, it’s probably a good place … Continue reading

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The Dawn Always Comes

“Through the blackest night, morning gently tiptoes, feeling its way to dawn.” — Robert Brault Dawn always comes. In different ways it comes, but it follows a tragedy, a miracle, a loss, a win, a success, or a failure. It’s the … Continue reading

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“Good manners are just a way of showing other people that we have respect for them.” — Bill Kelly A few, but not all, things have changed in the last two hundred years. This was evident today as my daughter … Continue reading

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Change – Ally or Adversary?

“Man’s yesterday may ne’er be like his morrow; Nought may endure but Mutability.” — Percy Bysshe Shelley, “Mutability” I left Biloxi, Mississippi at 6:30 this morning. It was 72 degrees. I arrived Portland, Oregon at 12:00. It was 36 degrees. … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 312 – Preparing For Change

“Life belongs to the living, and he who lives must be prepared for changes.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I performed CPR today, but I didn’t save a life. My “victim” was a training dummy brought in by the first … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 229 – Traveling In Time

(All posts are from my hometown of Perry, Iowa where we are vacationing for the next week).  Giving today was helping a lady in the airport fast food pileup by fighting through the crowd to get her some napkins and … Continue reading

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