Monthly Archives: June 2010

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day, Dad I am the third of five kids. We were all born between 1959 and 1966. Needless to say my parents were very busy in those heady, changing times of the 60’s. I know they were aware … Continue reading

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What do you really need?

This is fun and I’ve lifted it from a wordpress site. Please note that this would probably cause my father to commit hari kari because he hates the expression, “I need…” He strongly feels that the only things anyone needs … Continue reading

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That’s all great, but there’s still a problem here

If I were dying, dramatically dying on a table with a committee around me, it would be my great hope that those present would act to stop my death instead of posturing for the public by publicly flogging the poster-boy … Continue reading

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Well this is awkward!

This is a true story. Walking along the ocean on a summer day, I nearly walked into a woman who worked where I work but in a different department. I hadn’t seen her for a while and recollected that I … Continue reading

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Unplugged Challenge–The Rationale

All right, what’s all this about? 1. Pick a certain length of time to remove myself from the social networking site, e-mail and the internet. 2. Record in some unconnected fashion the hardships and insights of my unconnected life. 3. … Continue reading

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Unplugged Challenge

I have an opportunity to unplug for a small length of time and contemplate the impact of my unplugged life. Interesting…compelling…revealing. This past year has been something of a benchmark for in returning to purposeful writing and it’s something I’ve … Continue reading

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Hidden treasure

“God will judge us, Mr. Harris, by–by what we did to relieve the suffering of our fellow human beings. I don’t think God cares what doctrine we embrace.” — Abraham Verghese (Cutting for Stone) Such an insightful comment, words that … Continue reading

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