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This is a personal blog about things that matter as filtered through the mind of an educated, opinionated American male.
What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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Imaginary Conversation with My Wife 23 February 2017 Me: I love the cats, but… Her: Yes Me: But the thing I hate the most about them is cat barf. Her: Really? That’s the one thing you hate the most about … Continue reading
Today is December 30, 2016. One year ago today, I woke up on day 4 of what turned out to be a 10+day illness. My wife Barbara and I had enjoyed Christmas dinner together in her nursing home room. Due … Continue reading
Yesterday, I received another piece of mail addressed to Gatewood Family Enterprises, a name we used in connection with a side thing many years ago. Two things struck me about this. 1) You really never get off mailing lists, as … Continue reading
Before I got my first tattoo, I could not figure out why someone would want one, let alone several. Now that I’ve had my own tat for several weeks, I’m starting to understand a bit about the why. While I … Continue reading