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16 March 2014 - Thoughts
The laundry is done. The cats are sleeping. The kitchen is immaculate. Five of my six inboxes are devoid of pending emails. And I recline at my desk, feet propped on the sill, sipping some Johnnie Walker Swing, thinking. Friends Moving On Sad as it is, you can only do the heavy lifting in a […]
04 March 2014 - Blowin’ in the Wind …
Behold the whirlwind. Where to begin? I’ve posted photos of the drama related to my dining-room window. The broken pane is from a century-old window, so the glass repair is taking some time. The storm window is in place — the A/C unit is now in front of my bedroom fireplace — so it’s not […]
01 February 2014 - Well, January Was Interesting …
I might ordinarily say, “gosh, I can’t believe it’s been a month since my last blog post,” except this time that little introductory spiel would be a big fat lie. I haven’t posted because I’ve been so busy and so behind that I even took a day off, yesterday, just to unbury.
01 January 2014 - Welcome to 2014 — Get Ready to Rumble!
I had a good 2013, and I look forward to a good 2014. And I hope and pray that your 2014 is your best year yet.
29 December 2013 - Jason’s 10 Rules for Staying Healthy, Happy & Sane
A recent conversation with a friend about encouraging better health choices prompted me to reflect on the advice I’d give to people about the best way to live a long and healthy life.
25 December 2013 - Blessings, Old and New
Christmas isn’t about gifts, or decorations, or cookies or anything else. More than anything, it’s a state of mind that says two things simultaneously. First, in that ancient Christian tradition, we are invited to reflect on the miracle of life and the saving power of innocence in the face of worldly adversity. Second, we are called to impose our own meaning on the world around us, to choose to find reasons for joy … or not.
24 December 2013 - So Far, So Good
The productivity trek for this two-week holiday is off to a rousing good start.
22 December 2013 - Christmas Vacation!
Today is day No. 2 of a 16-day excursion into vacationing excellence.
14 December 2013 - A Week of Marked Contrasts
I can kinda-sorta hear the infamous DQW’s iPod singing faintly, “Life is a yo-yo; I want to sling it all night long ….” Then again, the sound is muffled so my apprehension of the lyrics might be off a bit.
But geez. What a week.
08 December 2013 - The ABCs of Fame
If any one of the three — achievement, beauty, connection — are high enough, you’re in; if not … the bouncer will check your I.D. in 45 minutes. Maybe.