Category Archives: Miscellaneous Musings

Summer

By the time you read this, school will have probably started or will be about to start wherever you live. Even if you aren’t in school or have kids enrolled somehow the beginning of school marks the end of summer. … Continue reading

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Get Thee to a Community

One of the many tiresome things to come out of the last tiresome election cycle is the constant talk about living in bubbles. Mostly it is used as a charge to levy at one’s political enemies in order to accuse … Continue reading

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Sharing Stories

All of us humans are storytellers. Most people won’t write a novel, but everyone shares a story at some time. Perhaps it’s a family memory, or a tale of the glory days of high school, but we all tell stories … Continue reading

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Country Roads

I always find it fascinating how music can instantly transport you to another place and time in your life. It’s like a time machine, a TARDIS you can dance to. The other day I was streaming some music when John … Continue reading

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Be A Hobbit

 I got my first copy of the Lord of the Rings when I was about twelve years old as a Christmas gift from an aunt. Although I read a lot as a child I didn’t read much fantasy. The covers … Continue reading

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Learning From Merle

Merle Haggard passed away yesterday and I found myself feeling pretty melancholy. His music has been a part of my life for as long as I’ve been around. I can remember my father singing his songs and I sang them to … Continue reading

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The Front Porch

I’ve always liked front porches. Something about a big front porch makes a house feel more welcoming. It’s like the hospitality of the home spills outside beyond the walls. The house offers you chairs even before you open the front … Continue reading

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