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I recently spent nearly a week in Boston. Then took a quick jaunt to Manhattan. By quick jaunt I mean I was there less than twenty four hours. I enjoy cities. This was my first time to visit Boston, and I liked it. Look forward to going back. I have now been to NYC four … More exp…

highlight reel

Last week on Sports Center. Bryan Station High School, the high school both my kids graduated from was featured. A buzzer beater shot to win a basketball game. One of those highlight reel moments. They made the top ten. Only a moment. Brevity. But it happened. I went to the Red River Gorge on Sunday. … More highlight reel

up is down

The way up is down. I read it this week. Richard Rohr, who is not just Catholic, but a priest. Symbolic, right? What martyr, religious figure, what literary hero or heroine….didn’t have to go down, down, down, in order to achieve? Yet our current culture likes a success story. An “I’m on top of the … More up is down

[re]treat myself

I decided to go on a personal retreat. Which sounds sort of, I don’t know, new agey or self explorative, which wasn’t my objective when I concocted this idea. My idea was….this. It is Labor Day, which means a day in which I do not have to report into work. And I wanted to figure … More [re]treat myself

a july day

Our last day without her. Allie returns home tomorrow. In fact, as I type this she’s in the Prague airport. Jamie and I visited one of our favorite places today, Raven Run. Trees and sunshine. Mushrooms growing out of moss on a tree. Wildflowers. Much better than roses. At least I think so. Locust shell … More a july day