Category Archives: Ideals

Symphony of the Birds

I have been mired in the swamp of writer’s block for a few days. It’s been frustrating. I have ideas and stories that I want to tell, but I haven’t been able to find the words to share them. And … Continue reading

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I spent many years of my youth in a small New England town in upstate Connecticut. Small towns make for large extended families. Everyone knew everyone. When trouble knocked on our door, the people in town weren’t too far behind … Continue reading

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Echoes of LOST

It was a show about science versus faith. Good versus evil. Free will versus destiny. Redemption versus damnation. LOST packed all of this in a six year run that has left so many unanswered questions and personal interpretations about what … Continue reading

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In September, a friend of mine expanded his DJ/karaoke business to a local establishment in the Quincy area. Before his first Wednesday night, he contacted a bunch of friends and asked us to come down and support him. It’s been … Continue reading

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Bad Luck With Cars!

As I was leaving work and walking to my car a week ago, I noticed that my rear tire was losing air pressure. As I knelt down to inspect the wheel a little more closely, I saw a nail sticking … Continue reading

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The Mailbox

I poured a cup of coffee, walked to the front of the house, opened the door and went out onto the front deck to sit and bask in the sunlight. It was finally a nice day. The sun was shining. … Continue reading

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I came home from work the other day and was greeted with another reminder of the fact that I am getting old; I was sent a “save the date” card for my high school reunion. Last year, I was sent … Continue reading

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It was a cold and rainy morning. It was one of those days when the damp air settled into your bones and the rain felt like little ice picks that pierced any exposed skin on contact. My body felt like … Continue reading

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I was driving home late a few weeks ago after a very long day, so I decided to put in my U2 “Live at Red Rocks” CD so that I could sing along with it in order to help me … Continue reading

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