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Fatherhood at Fifty – Halfway There…

Have I ever mentioned that I plan on living to be at least 100 years old? It’s true. I don’t even really know why I’ve always felt this way, but I’ve actually visualized living well beyond 100. Maybe even until … Continue reading

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Fatherhood at Fifty – Final Lap

There are few things in life that can produce a zen like state of bliss for me as well as swimming. I love the Darth Vader-like echoing sound of my breath while I’m swimming laps or diving down underwater. Ever … Continue reading

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Fatherhood at Fifty – Fluttering

Flutter (verb) To flap or wave quickly but irregularly To flap the wings without flying To drive into disorder or throw into confusion There have been times in my life, even recently, where any or all of these definitions of … 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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Eight Ways to Practice Non-Attachment

Some of us write daily. Some of us write weekly. Some of us write occasionally. Some of us never write at all. Some of us write in our journals for our own eyes only. Some of us post a blog … Continue reading

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A Story I Tell Myself Is…

Why is it that I can’t sleep after a stretch that has included three consecutive nights of less than six hours of sleep and four consecutive days of more than 16 hours of full on activity? It’s the night after … Continue reading

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Turning Plans upside down and a little Re-blogging

So I’d love to tell you about the decisions that were made today but I don’t think I really can yet. Those decisions are still in progress. They are mostly made but they do sort of stand the original plans … Continue reading

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