Monthly Archives: May 2014

Advice to Graduates

In the summer of 1981 I had a Ziggy calendar on my bedroom wall.  I was waiting for my mission assignment, wondering where in the whole wide world I’d be sent.  When the letter finally arrived and I opened it … Continue reading

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Is ANYBODY Listening??

I was awakened this morning at 3:50 by a very loud bird in the tree out my bedroom window.  I think it was one bird, but it sounded like a whole flock of screeching birds, desperate to tell the world … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2014

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A Computer Crash

It’s happened again.  My computer has crashed.  I am crushed and crippled.  This time something has destroyed or taken out what they are calling my “profile” which means my computer is a scrambled mess, like a library with no librarian.  The … Continue reading

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Things making me happy today

Today I heard about half a dozen different bird calls in the back yard while eating my tomato, cheese and basil sandwich.  The Oriental Poppies are blooming.  They look like crepe paper decorations fluttering in the yard.  The salmon-peach colored … Continue reading

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Message in a Bottle sent 101 years ago

Here is an interesting story and a second witness that leaving behind your writings, of any kind, will keep you alive in the hearts of your descendants. This 101-year-old message in a bottle was found and delivered to this gentleman’s … Continue reading

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Transcendental Etude

No one ever told us we had to study our lives, make of our lives a study, as if learning natural history or music, that we should begin with the simple exercises first and slowly go on trying the hard … Continue reading

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