Monthly Archives: October 2018

Our Problem: Tone Deafness

I’m the last one to say I’m good at this. But, I’ll give it a go. Flooded with the Tsunami of hatred and mailed bombs and peoples’ faithful religious beliefs making them an assault rifle target, something came to mind … Continue reading

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Measuring Life

I am aware life has become divisive, a blame-game to chart the day, a time when the mail can deliver bombs. It is in that I thought of those in my life for whom I have the fullest respect, which … Continue reading

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Have Kind and Humble Disappeared?

Don’t be mistaken. Even though I’ve been in Austin since 1997, I’m not a Country fan. Well, I did attend a Willie concert once, but that’s it. Simply give me Josh Groban and Celine Dion and James Taylor and I’m … Continue reading

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A Tale/Tail of Two, No, Make it Three

This is a three-subject focus—part of my “sense” of who I am and who I am to be. The first is fishing. Surprised? What do I remember? Of course, no different than anyone else, I remember the “ones caught.” The … Continue reading

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A Major Coping Factor

“The function of a leader within any institution: to provide that regulation through his or her non-anxious, self-defined presence.” Edwin H Friedman This morning, Thursday, October 11, 2018, I think of Edwin H. Friedman, God rest his soul. He took … Continue reading

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A Patron Saint In My Life

Today is Columbus Day. Its main feature, for more than many, is post office employees have this day to extend their weekend. But, for reasons “whatever,” I thought of this. Yes, in the maize [which is more prominent than amazing] … Continue reading

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The calendar tells a truth by which we all live: today is Saturday, October 6, 2018. Much to watch. Mainly, of course, as on any October Saturday, choices of which sports to prioritize. That happens based upon interest…baseball or football … Continue reading

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