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I'm Back at Goddard

The contracting task I was working on last year was over at the end of August. I had some time off coming, and I took it. 47 more words

Personal History

Hospitals and Shower Thoughts

My mother continues to be in the hospital. My sister was saying this morning that of the six weeks of the year 2016, my mother has spent only two weeks at home. 762 more words

Personal History

Time for WPC (anyone else hear the Chambers Brothers?)


I inherited this amazing treasure a few years back and all I could think about is how much TIME it must have taken for someone to carve the “thousand faces of Buddha” into this walnut shell. 330 more words

True Love

27 x 10 (+ 40)

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It’s 40 years tonight that Darryl Sittler, 65 now, went on his famous bonanza at the expense of the Boston Bruins and their permeable goaltender, Dave Reece. 914 more words

Maple Leafs

Inspiration and Working

I keep a notepad and pen in my purse so that I can scratch my inspirations down whenever they come up.  Today, I went through all the little notes and the notebooks that I have and typed them into my laptop.  187 more words


Leaving a Legacy, One Sentence at a Time

Photo courtesy of Abizern via Flickr.

I was reading a blog post by author Greg McKeown the other day, and he made a comment that, although it was really aimed at making readers more productive and better leaders, really spoke to me as a personal historian. 1,100 more words

Personal History

Flashback, May 1983: Porky, Sluggo And Jag

My classmates and I were at the end of our 8th Grade year, in our final week or so before summer vacation. After returning from lunch one day, my male classmates and I were directed into a classroom for a meeting with our high school’s Varsity football coach and his team captains for the upcoming school year. 1,534 more words