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A Cut Above

“Friendship isn’t a big thing – it’s a million little things.” — Author Unknown When I was in college, I got my hair cut at the same barber shop. I could just walk in. Sometimes I had to wait, sometimes … Continue reading

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Friend

“Believing hear, what you deserve to hear: Your birthday as my own to me is dear… But yours gives most; for mine did only lend Me to the world; yours gave to me a friend.” — Martial To the best … Continue reading

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The River Keeps Flowing

(Reposting this story from last summer, August 24th. One of my favorites.) “You cannot step into the same river twice.” — Heraclitus, in Diogenes Laertius, Lives Many years ago a river flowed slowly. It wasn’t a river that anyone cared about. … 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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Expect Nothing, Give Everything. A Story Of Friendships.

“Le vrai philosphe n’attend rien des homes, et il leur fait tout le bien don’t il est capable.” (“The true philosopher expects nothing from others and offers them the best he can give them. ” – Voltaire) — Voltaire I … Continue reading

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The River Keeps Flowing

“You cannot step into the same river twice.” — Heraclitus, in Diogenes Laertius, Lives Many years ago a river flowed slowly. It wasn’t a river that anyone cared about. It wasn’t a river that carried ships filled with cargo. It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Influence Beyond A Lifetime

“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” — Henry Adams Influence can extend beyond a lifetime. My friend Rob and I share a special friendship, formed many years ago here in a small midwestern town … Continue reading

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