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Too Late to Change?

I started counseling again in January 2021. No, not me counseling others; rather, me being counseled. It has been many years since I have been on the proverbial “couch,” 21 years in fact. I am a retired 67 year old … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Erosion

Erosion is a big problem, isn’t it? The internet tells me there are four basic types of erosion: hydraulic action, abrasion, attrition, and solution. Storm surge and flooding can cause dangerous erosion, and weathering and deposition of soil can create … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the Sheets

Years ago a good friend of mine took her RN degree to another level by earning a Master’s degree in Nursing. We were so proud of her. And it made her a much better nurse, I’m sure. But shortly thereafter … Continue reading

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20/20 Vision

What the average adult can see if he/she is 20 feet away from an object; “20/20 vision” is the shorthand way we say that, right? When I was a young boy growing up in Chattanooga, TN I would look up … Continue reading

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Anger is All the Rage!

If you’re not angry about something right now . . . you need to be! And there are so many options from which to choose: (1) effects of the Covid-19 virus, (2) racial injustice, (3) conflicting advice about Covid-19, (4) … Continue reading

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Anachronistic Morality

When I was growing up we attended church regularly. And as we listened to sermons and/or attended “Sunday school” one thing became clear: the Israelites (ancient Jews) “just didn’t get it!” I mean, they might cross the Red Sea, miraculously … Continue reading

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The Deification of Time

Have you ever noticed how time-conscious we are? We sing about the passing of time (Yesterday, The Beatles; A Hazy Shade of Winter, Simon & Garfunkel), the consistency of time (Time After Time, Cyndi Lauper), the changes brought about by … Continue reading

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My Tribute to Pop on Pearl Harbor Day

December 7 has been a reminder all my life of the horrific Sunday morning attack at Pearl Harbor in 1941. But today . . . it will take on new meaning. My father-in-law, Martin Henry Glynn will be laid to … Continue reading

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Community?

There’s a small city called Monroe (pop. just under 14,000) near where I live. If you drive down the main drag you may notice a sign that gives it’s identifying slogan, i.e.                                MONROE: INTEGRITY – COMMUNITY. One would be … Continue reading

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The Running Joke

There’s been a running joke in my family ever since my wife and I married 43 years ago. You see, my father-in-law, Marty Glynn had begun to cook a good bit soon after we married, since his wife, Mary, suffered … Continue reading

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