Monthly Archives: February 2012

When “whatever” works

Has dwelled a few days, marinating in thought and feeling.  For sure it made no OMG news clips.  Still, I thought it was impressive…and helpful. Diane and I watched the Academy Awards—more entertaining we anticipated than the NBA All-Star game.  … Continue reading

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Conversation on the River–Part II

Someone commented on yesterday’s “Conversation on the River” blog, indicating another dynamic in what “Haywires” relationships; well, actually two “Haywires.” So, this will be an extension from yesterday.  Posted on a day for the NBA All-Star Game and the Academy … Continue reading

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Conversation on the River

Fishing was not catching…at least for a few drifts down the Wilson River, then the Trask and Kilchis Rivers.  Oh, there was cast and cast, then cast again.  There was bounce the sinker along the bottom and hope the bounce … Continue reading

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A “Phew” Moment

I remembered.  William Sloane Coffin at a clergy seminar in Berkeley once offered to us, “One of the purposes of preaching is to preach vulnerability.” Of course there’s a delicate line between vulnerability and egomania.  Still more a narrower line … Continue reading

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Matching who we are with whose we are

Today has special written all over it. This afternoon at 3 p.m. Diane and I will be in the stands at Schreiner University clapping and cheering—and I’m sure at times cajoling the referees, but short of a technical foul—for Andrew … Continue reading

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Okay. Here’s $1 million. What’s next?

Conversations lately were given impetus with an announcement this morning: A CNN producer, off of a single-scratch-ticket, won $1 million.  Question was asked for national feedback:  What would you do if you were he? One answer was humorous, but not … Continue reading

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Life: singing a song and telling a story

I am still struck by the death of Whitney Houston.  This morning, Monday, a day known as Valentine’s Eve,  one of her song-writing friends offered this:  Whitney not only sang her song.  She told a story. I found that in … Continue reading

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