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The True Cost

It’s hard to know what something really costs, isn’t it? I mean, if you buy a piece of clothing you find appealing, and you begin to explore where it was made, who designed it, how and by whom it was … Continue reading

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The New Normal (Riding the Pipe)

Just over 13 months ago, on Easter weekend 2013, my wife and I began a new venture – we bought two iPhones. And ever since then life has not been the same. For one thing, we ended up doing away … Continue reading

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Life in Bold Relief

It has been 65 days since I last made an entry on this blog. For a good while prior to that it was a weekly exercise to which I looked forward with great expectation. But in June, the press of … Continue reading

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Borrowing Time (A Visit to the ER)

We went to the ER last night with one of our adult daughters. If visits to the ER can be categorized I suppose this would go down as a good visit. She was complaining of sudden dizziness, nausea, chest and … Continue reading

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Unfolding a Life Story

I was raised in the movie generation. And as a result, I prefer lifetimes that last about two hours, or possibly three, if they are really good. Four is too much . . . even for a classic like Gone … Continue reading

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