Tag Archives: Life

Fatherhood at Fifty – Let the Ride Begin!

Yesterday morning I took a long bike ride on a magical summer morning. In many ways it felt more like a fall morning with temperatures in the low 60s and big waves crashing in on the shore of Lake Michigan. … Continue reading

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The Joy of a Million Souls

A week ago my wife Christiana and I had the wonderful opportunity of attending Game #6 of the National League Championship Series. At that game, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 and advanced to the World Series … Continue reading

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Choose Your Words Carefully

Yesterday morning I left the Abbey at about 10:00 a.m. A part of me was sad to end such  a significant chapter of my fully amazing life. A larger part of me was excited for what lies ahead. After a … Continue reading

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Nearly Unbearable

Yesterday morning when my wife Christiana dropped me off at the train and gave me a hug she said, “I’m getting really excited for Ireland!” For those of you who are new to following our adventures, we are a mere … Continue reading

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Searching for Heart

This recent Paris trip in specific and the last year in general have taught me many lessons. Leaving a dear friend’s ashes at his desired final resting place in France was not a possibility I had even remotely considered a year … Continue reading

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I Dance the Labyrinth

This trip, like all of life, has so many layers of richness. It’s like peeling away the skin of an onion. In each moment there is an uncertainty as to which outcome will be produced. In some moments there is … Continue reading

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My Unique Everyday Life

This morning I woke up in New Buffalo, Michigan and drank decaf coffee with soy milk and stevia in the raw with one of my best buddies while sitting on a downtown bench looking out over the local clock post, … Continue reading

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