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About 4 beautiful grands and counting

A middle aged guy who has fortunately learned it is not about me, but these three and the generation in between. I have a lot of extra time and enjoy writing and if you like any one thing you read, I have done well! Thanks

Choosing Happiness from being Ordinary

I spent all of my life believing that I was intellectually, athletically, charmingly, and determinedly superior enough to achieve levels of success, as measured by society, far greater than most of my peers. By the time I was 42 or … Continue reading

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Sports sans fans (or Patrons)

As an avowed sports junkie I was certainly happy to see the return of the NBA, MLB, PGA, and both college and pro football. The day the Players Championship was cancelled in March was the official start of my lockdown. … Continue reading

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Patience is a Virtue?

In the early days of humanity there was not a word for, or much need for patience. Our ancestors were busy fulfilling their first two or three levels of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. It was usually a full day’s work … Continue reading

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To regulate or deregulate

The use of words seems to be the direction of much of my abstracted thought of late. It is fascinating to my small mind that the connotation of certain words at any point in time take on personalities. Regulate, first … Continue reading

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The Prosperity Gospel

I am going through the Old Testament of my Bible (Life Application Bible) and am currently in the section of “minor prophets“. They are so-called due to their relatively short story in time and not as a judgment on their stature or … Continue reading

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A Birthday Gathering

My family is one of those that celebrates birthdays until they cease to occur. Yesterday we had a lunch to celebrate my son’s 34th and my wife’s next one. I may not have learned everything I should have in 58+ … Continue reading

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My camel’s back is broken

I hate politics because they produce nothing, accomplish very little good, and waste an awful lot of time and money in the process. Add on to that it makes us hateful when nothing else in our ecosystem would cause us … Continue reading

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Financial Education 1

When those who determine school curriculums were/are making those decision, why did FINANCE get brushed aside? It is left out until at least post secondary education and not even then if you decide mot to major in a College of Business area. … Continue reading

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The tune of my life

I am a lover of music as I think most people are. Some are obsessive about it and if one has to be obsessive about anything, that seems like an OK topic. I was born and raised in a Baptist … Continue reading

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The Seasons of our Lives

The time of year for my Saturday hibernation has arrived once again. That means I am a college football junkie. and unapologetically so. That does not mean I miss the games that are sometimes scheduled on the odd weeknight and … Continue reading

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