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Borrow A Bowl For A Bash

Borrow a bowl! Why yes, I’d be happy to. Why borrow a bowl? Because I had something to celebrate. A community helped, which meant the celebration would be more than just me. That sounded like a party, a bash. Got … Continue reading

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My Jobs Report Month 24

Cheers to all who’ve followed my job search. Your monthly vigil is over, not because I got a job but, because applying for jobs through ads and applications seems to be an anachronism – at least for middle-aged guys who … Continue reading

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Dynamic Times April 2013 Edition

“And here comes the wind . . . ” “. . . blowing in more change.” My quote . . . finished by a friend. It is windy this morning. Twenty knots or more in places. Others are more sheltered. … Continue reading

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Who Cared About What

What do folks really care about? “Hey, how are you doing?” Most of us know the answer is, “Fine. How about you?” It has to be that way. Starting every conversation with an in-depth analysis of personal current events would … Continue reading

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Surprise A New Year

“Hello. This is the dentist’s office confirming your appointment for tomorrow morning.” Eep. I forgot. Good thing they called. Let’s see if I can get six month’s of flossing done in the next 24 hours. Where did the last six … Continue reading

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Good News Reminder

Last week I counted my blessings; or at least created a list inspired by Thanksgiving. There’s a broader, more global list. Let’s see where this more global exercise takes me. (Writers beware, I begin this without a mental outline or … Continue reading

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Scattered Routine

Routines change. Years of blogging have engrained a Wednesday schedule. That won’t work today. There’s too much going on, and that is good even if it is exhausting. In times like these, when there’s not enough, too much is better … Continue reading

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Serendipity and the South Whidbey Record

Let’s keep this simple. I got lucky. I won my iPad. I didn’t have to compete against anyone. This isn’t the result of a meritocracy. As far as I know it isn’t the result of networking or nepotism. I filled … Continue reading

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Healthy Havens

One person, a small group, can make a big difference without spending a lot of money. A person on one side of a road is healing people, building community, and helping artists, including me. Across the street is an old … Continue reading

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Wash And Care

My new used dishwasher is sitting in my carport. My other dishwasher is installed in my kitchen. Neither works, but my dishes are clean. Things don’t always work out the way we expect, but somehow they work out. Maybe it … Continue reading

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