Monthly Archives: December 2011

Is life boring?

Writers with much more experience than I have, say: “Real life is boring.” Of course they are talking writing fiction and not embellishing the truth. Who in their right mind would call a one pound trout a forty pound barracuda, or … Continue reading

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The rankings

I’m generally a pretty laid back sort of guy. Sometimes, however, I get intense. Many years ago I enrolled in a two-year leadership program. This class was to meet for a week every other month. In the first few minutes of the first … Continue reading

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It’s a good theory but…

I’ll meet her half way but that’s as far as I go. I’ll forgive him, all he has to do is admit he’s wrong. This is Christmas morning 2011. There are theories that sound so right but in reality are … Continue reading

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Cultural differences

Those things one culture does naturally are often considered rude in another culture. Of late I’m acutely aware of the fact that extroverts and introverts are from different cultures. I’ve been interrupted numerous times by my extroverted friends and family members, … Continue reading

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Linda and her husband

2011 with Linda and her husband I’ve had dreams of lurking behind the sofa with a knife and jumping out to kill Linda’s cats but the dog convinced me it’s more fun to torture them a little bit everyday. In … Continue reading

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Experiencing it differently

I spend a lot of my retirement time on Facebook. I find it entertaining. One of the interesting parts is discovering how other people think and react. I can’t exactly put my finger on the difference between my take on … Continue reading

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Height of eye

When I was in the Navy they taught me that if a six-foot person stood at edge of the ocean and looked at the sea that person could see seventeen miles before the earths curvature prevented any further vision.   My brother studies … Continue reading

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