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Coasting Into Retirement…

Several years ago, I finished a large consulting job that had lasted almost four years. It ended three months ahead of schedule and at the time, while I was grateful for the work, I felt that things ended rather abruptly. ...

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Mentoring Young Timothy…

I was watching the second season of the David Letterman's new Netflix series, called "My Next Guest Needs No Introduction", and found his interview with Melinda Gates quite engaging. Not only is Melinda married to Bill Gates of Microsoft fame, ...

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A Fish Tale…

It's been more than a year since I have gone fishing in the backyard. I haven't felt that confident standing at the edge of the lake, on an incline, as I tire so quickly on uneven ground. Lately, however, I ...

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Running with Stanley…

The last several posts I have written about speak to Janet's improved sight and her childlike wonder at how things have improved for her. Not that we don't deal with infirmities, but in general, life is pretty good. For the ...

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Seeing as a Child…

It's been really fun around here the last two weeks. Janet, after her first cataract surgery, couldn't believe how quickly her vision improved. And then, after her other eye was done last Friday, the world changed even more for her ...

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She Can See Clearly Now…

For the past several years, Janet has been told by our eye doctor that she will eventually need cataract surgery. There was no rush, but doc just wanted her to know that as people get older, it is not uncommon ...

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Laodicean

The Scripps National Spelling Bee competition, held annually for almost 100 years, completed its 2019 championships on May 31st. The championships have resulted in two winners several times over the last 91 years, but this year, the judges were stunned ...

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Two Score and One…

Today is a rather famous day in history. Babe Ruth retired on this date in 1935, Queen Elizabeth was crowned Queen of England in 1953, the Civil War ended in 1865, President Grover Cleveland married the daughter of his former ...

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The Power of Lightning…

Several days ago, on Monday evening to be specific, we were all celebrating Memorial Day at Kristin's house. We had finished working for the day, the weather had been good and we were enjoying a meal together as a family. ...

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And the Soldiers Fell…

This is Memorial Day week-end and it is traditionally the beginning of the summer. While the calendar doesn't yet officially tell us it is summer for another month or so, the running of the Indy 500 is reason enough to ...

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