Tag Archives: Bloganuary

That Last Hundred Meters!

Okay! If you’ve ever watched a foot race of any length, you’ve likely seen more than one runner straining to make that last hundred meters. Whether it is to better their own time, catch the runner in front of them … Continue reading

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Stargazer

Okay, if I complete this piece, I will have kept my commitment to myself concerning the WordPress Blogaunary challenge. If I don’t, you won’t be reading it. The question of the moment is, “How do you feel when you look … Continue reading

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The Best of Me?

Okay, I posted the prompt for today (on the left) to make certain anyone seeing this knows I am responding to something, not simply touting my attributes. So, my favorite part of me is certainly not my waistline. Nor, is … Continue reading

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Worldly Speaking

Changing the world? Now, that is an imposing thought for someone who, at the moment, has trouble changing his socks without at least 400mg of ibuprofen. Thankfully, after spending most of my adult life trying to make a difference, I … Continue reading

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Acacia and Me

When reading the prompt for today’s writing exercise, my first thought was, “hardheaded.” Then I realized the prompt was to describe myself as a tree, and trees do not have heads. However, the hardheaded tag continued to resonate in my … Continue reading

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At The Moment

No, the title is not a quote from someone. It is my semi-sarcastic way of saying most of us have our favorite quote of the moment, of the month, of our lives, or that we can remember. The other side … Continue reading

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An Uninvited Guest

In Going Home Again, I talk about my childhood and the nomadic lives my family led for many years. By the time I graduated from high school, we had lived in at least fourteen different houses. Each was memorable in its … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes and The Byrds

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 and Pete Seger’s “Turn! Turn! Turn!” preach there is a time for everything. From a time to be born to a time to die, both the Holy Bible and the 1960s folk singer’s work make that point. And, … Continue reading

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Up, Up and Away

All right! Fantasy land time! If I could have just one superpower, it would be the ability to fly. Sadly, my parents were humans, not aliens from the planet Krypton. “Up, up and away” is merely a line stolen from … Continue reading

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Red Flags and Paradoxes

My sense of irony was triggered when I read this daily challenge prompt: I am currently working on a blog discussing accountability as it should apply to people passionate enough about a cause to become an activist. Now, I am … Continue reading

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