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RE-TIRED

Bob had the inner tube from his front bike tire in the kitchen sink, looking for more holes when I was reminded of an idea I had years ago. He had just patched 4 tire punctures after riding the bike only 10 feet across a patch of weeds. As he made plans to re-tire our […]

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Taking it for Granted

We went 20 days without significant time off. In terms of “Learning Curve”, we figured it was like a sprint up a rope…… …or sipping from a fire hose. Grant, a Civil War buff, certainly knows that a crucial battle lost (or won!) can turn the tide of a war. (BTW, I’ve learned that Tallahassee […]

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EXIT WOUNDS

Bob’s big toe on his right foot is black and blue. Two days ago, he slammed it into the old tool dresser he was cleaning out. It was so sore, he could hardly walk on it. This was bad timing, considering that the next day he would be bringing a flatbed truck up to the […]

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RATS

The awesome power of a bored brain In 11 days, Bob and I leave Maui with no plans to return. A couple of days ago, I came across a road kill rat during one of my walks. It surprised me, not because I have never seen road kill, or dead rats, or even road kill […]

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Creative Visualization Works!

Camille and I created “storyboards” back in 1997. This was an exercise encouraged by friends of ours who are career and life enhancement coaches. We collected pictures and words that were meaningful to us for a couple of months and then assembled them onto poster boards. We did this individually, and didn’t share the results […]