Monthly Archives: November 2006

What I Like About Poetry & Gary Snyder

I have always liked words. I used to use them to impress people. I am relatively sure that most of those people were more annoyed than impressed with my big words and obscure phrases. The correct use of words can … Continue reading

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An Examined Life

“An unexamined life is not worth living.” — Socrates I think that is why I like a good film…if the characters are well done, we are more or less pushed into looking at our own lives while interacting with the … Continue reading

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The Day After Thanksgiving

I spent the morning trucking between Best Buy in Raleigh and the Barnes and Noble bookstore across from the Crabtree Mall. The parking lots were filled…people waiting for spaces. I dropped the girls off at the mall at 7:00 am … Continue reading

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There’s Only So Much Time

I am surprised at how quickly my time has filled up since I committed to entering the world of the “Blog”. I was seriously intent for the first week and now I have let several days go by and entered … Continue reading

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Resting

I have always been intrigued by the biblical concept of rest. In Hebrews 4:9 we see this written: 9There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; 10for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from his own work, … Continue reading

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Where I Grew Up

Until we know better, we all think we had a normal upbringing. Until we are older and look back on those early, formative years, we really don’t have a clue. Or at least that is what I think at this … Continue reading

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What Is Today’s Weather Like?

We all know people who have the ability to take the weather with them wherever they go. If it’s rainy outside, they will bring the sunshine in and change a gloomy atmosphere to one of hope and anticipation. I bring … Continue reading

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