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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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Tag Archives: joy
Remembering Barbara Gatewood
Remembering Barbara Gatewood (Remarks given at her funeral by her husband) My mother said she had never heard of a husband giving remarks at his wife’s funeral. Well, Barbara and I were science fiction fans, commonly called nerds, and we … Continue reading
Joy and Grief
Back on Christmas Eve, I posted a poll asking my readers to pick from a list of shared topics, promising to write a post in response to the winners. The top choice was Joy and Grief. So, this is a … Continue reading
Posted in General Sharing Tagged cooking, grief, hospital, joy, married life, medical care, St Francis Hospital, St Thomas Hospital, stroke, Wife 19 Comments
Let Those Thoughts Go
Photo post by @arganesh3. As seen on Known is a Drop, Unknown Is an Ocean — let thoughts go…
Posted in Philosophy, reblogged Tagged happiness, happy, joy, letting go, self-control, thoughts 1 Comment
That Moment When… #3 – On Marriage
That Moment When… You realize that you will fulfill every vow you made at your wedding if you’re fortunate enough to stay married for the rest of your life. I promise to love, honor, and respect you. I take you … Continue reading
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