Monthly Archives: November 2012

Take A Breath

Take a breath. Step back and look up. I didn’t do much of that for the last two weeks. The first half of that time I was helping a client with their manuscript. The second half of that time I … Continue reading

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Originally posted on A Walk Across Scotland:
Welcome to the world, a new book is born. Walking Thinking Drinking Across Scotland went “Live” on amazon for kindle last night. It feels so good to see the book up there, out…

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A Tale Of Two Views

The last few days had some highs and some lows. I decided to write about both, but some folks only want to read about the upbeat and some folks are more interested in how I am surviving the struggles. So, … Continue reading

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Affordable Luxuries

Giving thanks on Thanksgiving is one of my favorite American traditions. I think it would make a fine global tradition. Okay folks, let’s pick a date that makes sense for everyone. The day after Thanksgiving I reflected on how much … Continue reading

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Mortgage Company Tactics

Yesterday I got The Call, the call from the mortgage company when they switched from good cop to bad cop. The call was expected. The tone surprised me. My options are clearer now. The call was expected because October’s payment … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2012

Here’s a Thanksgiving post written as my writing kept me company for the day. I could put this in a notebook. I could write this on paper and ritually offer it in some fire. I could leave it in my … Continue reading

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My Jobs Report Month 15

The good news: I was too good for the job. Welcome to month 15 of applying for jobs. This is a habit I want to break. Within the last month everything changed, or at least that’s what the political dialogue … Continue reading

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Waiting For PicoP

I’ve been seduced – by technology. So goes the accusation, and I admit there is evidence that it’s true. This week, forced obsolescence and a failing memory meant that I had to get a new cell phone. The good news … Continue reading

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Living On Debt

  Tough choices must be made. Amidst the cloud of abstractions and advice wrapped around people in economic hard times, this post is about a bit of reality. Yesterday is the first time I’ve sent in a bare fraction of … Continue reading

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Fresh Idea Living Picnic Table

Fresh ideas, inventions that I pass along to the world. Maybe they’re useful. Maybe they’re fun. Skip tablecloths and being careful with the tabletop. Make a picnic table that has a garden of groundcover for a top. Living roofs are … Continue reading

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