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Kindred Spirits

On Saturday evening Sprite and I attended my son Craig’s fiftieth birthday party.  My father,…

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Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory

Good relationships are precious beyond the scent of night blooming jasmine, and unless you pay…

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First Man Standing

I love theater.  I may have said that before in my blog, but love is…

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The Five Freedoms of Facing Failure

To err is human.  Not to admit it is even more human. For seventy-seven years…

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Three Top Tips for Happiness

“I’d rather be happy than . . .?”  Than what?  Healthy?  Wealthy?  Wise? Personally, I’d…

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The Parable of Two Captains

Two captains of ocean-going tankers recently retired.  Each had enjoyed a career of more than…

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