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Fatherhood at Fifty – The Illusion of Control

“You teach best what you most need to learn…”  Have you ever heard that phrase or a paraphrase with a similar message? Have you experienced a truth in your own life that makes the phrase resonate with you inner teacher … Continue reading

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Solisbury Hill

For those of you who are out there wondering if I will write a blog post for each song in Peter Gabriel’s music library while I’m on this trip, I can assure you that I will not. In fact it … Continue reading

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When Losing is Winning

I’m watching the sun rise out of the big bay window in our delightful front sitting room. The houses across the street take the shape of cottages from a Dicken’s village in the silhouette of the morning light. I’m updating … Continue reading

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This Old Home

I’m listening to Carla Bruni radio on Pandora. It’s a mix of Italian cafe music and other Euro-dinner music. I’m making chicken parmigiana with pappardelle and green beans. I’m drinking Villa Antinori Chianti. I am home! As many of you … Continue reading

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Ray

My neighbor Ray across the street is 88 years old. I mean my neighbor in Michigan actually, and he sort of isn’t really my neighbor right now because he is staying in a nursing home, but nonetheless I think of … Continue reading

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We Remember #3 – Going Home

After a moment of silence to digest the previous story, a petite woman from the opposite side of the church started to speak. She had a thick Latin American accent. She was well dressed and had enormous cat-like eyes with … Continue reading

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