Archive for May, 2015

Hardly Ever… Is Still Too Often

Huntsville SP 10 quoteI recently remarked, “I hardly ever hurt anyone anymore,” but I have to admit it’s not really true. The fact is, I still hurt people and, to my dismay, I do it too often. And, more often than not, it hurts me as much, or more, than it does them. Read the rest of this entry »

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Are You Finished?

ww lake 12 quoteI’m a very happy guy, and my main goal these days is to try to encourage others to be happy. Yes, there is evil and suffering in this world, and if we focus on it, we are very likely to develop a keen sense of hopelessness. Read the rest of this entry »

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What Do They See?

hwy 6 1 quoteOur lives are like movies, but… there are no stops, there are no rewinds, and there are no replays. What do others see when they’re watching you? Does it matter? Read the rest of this entry »

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The Thrill of Victory

ww lake 9 quoteWhen I was a teenager, I would often watch Wide World of Sports on Saturday afternoon. It always began with a short film clip showing someone being victorious, and someone else in the agonizing throes of defeat. Read the rest of this entry »

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Blood On The Moon ~ the story

001 Blood On the MoonBlood On the Moon was the first short story I wrote when I decided I wanted to try and write. This is the 2015 rewritten version (I hope it’s better than the original). It’s 2170 words long (5 single spaced pages), so print it and read it later if you want. I’ll even email it to you, if you can’t print it off the blog. Click the picture to enlarge and read the poem by the same title. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Big Lie

wws gc 15 quoteOn one side there is ego, which is typically an undeserved lofty opinion of one’s self, and on the other side of the proverbial coin is our tendency to deem ourselves unworthy. Both are lies. Read the rest of this entry »

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That’s All I Need

hwy 6 1 - quoteIn the movie, The Jerk, Nathan has lost everything, and as he prepares to leave his home, he starts gathering, one-by-one, little things he just can’t imagine living without. Read the rest of this entry »

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