Category Archives: Ethics

Language

Since this blog went public in 2011, I’ve written about language and languages several times. I don’t remember writing about wishing I could speak a particular language, but I may have. However, in the last few decades, I’ve wondered if … Continue reading

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Showing Love

When I was asked to write about the question, “How do you show love?” I started down my normal analytical, academically oriented path of writing. So many thoughts, emotions, theories, and practices come to mind, processing such a question might … Continue reading

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Of Altitude and Attitude

Finding your dream home can be an arduous and irritating task. Finding the right location, an acceptable view, and a floor plan that fits your current and future needs seems almost impossible at times. The real challenge, however, is often … Continue reading

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A Christmas Saga: Cops, Kids, and Bicycles?

I ended The Unforgotten Gift by referring to my eventual involvement in law enforcement. Between the bicycle Christmas and my first Christmas as a cop, a lot happened. Yep, nothing was boring about being a part of the Jackson family. … Continue reading

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A Christmas Saga: The Unforgotten Gift

For some reason, this Christmas season has my attention more than most. From sharing 1400 Hours after Thanksgiving to preparing to share “The Saga of Rosy and June” next week, I seem to be called to write about the holiday … Continue reading

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See Nothing, Say Nothing

John Banner became famous for playing Sgt. Schultz on Hogan’s Heroes. His most famous line, in one form or another, was “I see nothing! I hear nothing! I know nothing!” Sadly, that response to questions or situations became a mantra … Continue reading

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Under the Sun

It seems almost everyone I know sees disaster just over the horizon. From those who believe or hope the Second Coming is just around the corner to those who worry Armageddon is creeping up on us as we sleep. Others … Continue reading

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Speaking of Halloween

Halloween is such an interesting holiday/celebration, or whatever one wants to call it. I enjoy it immensely, most of the time. That’s because I’m a sucker for treats, especially dark chocolate ones, and I’m not opposed to a few tricks … Continue reading

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Speaking of Stupidity

All Right! For all the end-timers out there, I may owe you an apology! The end may be nigh, in much less than a biblical time frame. Yes, I am probably overreacting. Still, the unmitigated stupidity I pulled up today … Continue reading

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A Question of Grooming?

Grooming. For most people, grooming is what one does to prepare a horse or dog for a show or competition. Or, it’s the way someone dresses and fixes their hair. In fact, until the 1980s, the terms groom and grooming … Continue reading

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