Author Archives: S. Eric Jackson

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Friday Follies: Counting Rivets

This week for Friday Follies, I’m revisiting early 1969. For some of you, that is ancient history. For others, it is time they’d rather forget. For me, it was a time of challenge, personal growth, and a touch of stupidity … Continue reading

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A Joy to Behold

Joy is an interesting word. Merriam-Webster online lists fifty-one synonyms or similar terms for joy, ranging from happiness to jocundity. Wow! Jocundity! If you know that word already, I am humbled by your knowledge. But, on to the assignment at … Continue reading

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A Lost Treasure?

Looking for lost treasure? From parables in the Bible to blockbuster movies, the tales of lost treasure have been told repeatedly. Whether speaking of precious metals, gemstones, or ancient artifacts, the quest is ongoing today as it was centuries ago. … Continue reading

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The Saga Of Rosy and June: The Story Continues.

Unexpected Friendship closed a bit dramatically. If you’ve not yet read that first section of the saga, I encourage you to do so before continuing. If you read Friendship, you probably have a feeling for what is to come, but … Continue reading

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Ah Memories, Real or Imagined

Have you ever felt jealous of someone regaling you and others with fond memories of their childhood? If so, you are probably not alone. Memories can be slippery little beasts. If they are not reinforced over time, they can slip … Continue reading

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How are you brave?

Wow! Bloganuary 2023, day 2, and we’re supposed to write about how we’re brave. Does that mean fearless? Or are we talking about how colorful we are? After all, the second definition for the term brave at Merriam-Webster.com is colorful. … Continue reading

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A Goal on the Horizon

It’s January, and in my little corner of the world, it’s time to jump back into the Bloganuary community of WordPress. Today’s first Bloganuary challenge is “What is something you want to achieve this year?” My answer is simple and, … Continue reading

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Friday Follies: Catching my Breath

Those who know me well, especially those who worked with me or for me, know I can sometimes try to keep too many balls in the air simultaneously. As I write this, I have several honey-dos waiting and several partially … Continue reading

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The Saga of Rosy and June: Unexpected Friendship

Rosy and June were strangers. They lived in different countries with life stories having little in common. Rosy was born and raised in Texas. June was born and raised in England. Rosy married a guy from her hometown and never … Continue reading

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Christmas Sagas and Bad News

Christmas 1400 Hours introduced the idea that holidays are not always joyous affairs. At least they are not great for everyone. That thought morphed into a series discussing that reality. This is a continuation of that same train of thought … Continue reading

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