Monthly Archives: September 2012

The adaptation of adaptability

Adaptability. It could be the most powerful weapon in the arsenal of one’s persona. As we grow, advance, progress and live, circumstances change – and we must be able to adapt if we want to achieve our goals. I have … Continue reading

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Football offers relief from reality

I haven’t given a crap about the things that usually ail me since Aug. 5, 2012. That’s when football made its annual return to my life. I remember plopping down in my best sitting chair that evening to watch Arizona … Continue reading

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Awesome

“This is awesome,” I almost said out loud. Dad and I had ridden about 25 miles. It began when he came up to me in my driveway Saturday afternoon as I hit the three-quarter mark of an all-day car washing … Continue reading

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All is right

One of the things I miss about being a child is the night before Christmas. I never slept on these nights. It began around 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve. I know this because my family attended the 7 p.m.¬†candlelight church … Continue reading

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Neighbors

Recently I estimated the combined ages of my six neighbors to be 1,467. Well, one of them died a couple of Easters ago and her granddaughter and great-granddaughter have since moved in. That knocks the estimate down to 1,303 or … Continue reading

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Plain endings

There are happy endings, bitter endings and plain endings. If I could choose between the three, the one I would not choose is the plain variety. Happy endings are amicable resolutions. Everyone likes happy endings. Even me. Bitter endings, meanwhile, … Continue reading

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