Monthly Archives: November 2011


Every life is filled with choices. In school, we decide whether to study, whether to watch TV or whether to play outside with our friends. We decide whether to expend more energy on our homework for algebra or whether to … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

Many of us affect a tone of irony about gadgets, as if we lived always in realms above and dealt with trifles only during rare descents from sublime thoughts. The truth is that more and more of the important things … Continue reading

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Butterfly Dances and Other Things

Yellow swallowtail butterflies always make me happy. I happened to witness two of them dancing in the air above the flowers in my front yard, swirling about. I like to imagine that they are as happy as they make me … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day

You can safely assume you’ve created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. –Anne Lamott, Traveling Mercies Send to Kindle

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Quote for the Day

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one. –Terry Pratchett Send to Kindle

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Peace and War

A couple of years ago my wife traveled in Europe with People to People International and enjoyed herself immensely. Along the way, she had interesting conversations with people that she otherwise would never have met. But one of the things … Continue reading

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