Chaos in the Entry

I would love a house with an empty front entry, but that’s not our house. Back in the day I used to have a car or a truck that was always spotless and a room that was only ever slightly cluttered, but never got out of control. Single life was lonely but extremely predictable. When […]

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Unbuyer’s Remorse

It’s not even a secret anymore…I love the mall. By nature I tend to be a hunter of products rather than a gatherer, but when you hang out with gatherers you tend to become one. Here are some things I don’t like about the mall: Too many weird people (people not exactly like me:), Too […]

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Funny Reasons

I finally had the revelation that I wasn’t exercising regularly because I had too many reasons not to. “You’re too busy” “You have important things to do” “You’re tired” “You had a late night” Reasons are things we like more than results… I had an intern one time who couldn’t quite seem to learn anything, […]

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Silent Sentinels

I love Canadians, but we’re a strange bunch. Every society has its quirks that everyone living in that society thinks are normal… until they go someplace else. I’ve always loved how relational and family oriented my Mexican friends are. An interesting quirk is that if you ask some of them to come to something they […]

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Hey Ho the Wind!

I was walking my daughter home from school today and the wind was howling around us blowing thousands of leaves down the street. All I could think was “Where do they all end up? Hopefully not in my yard..” Funny how a thing like the wind is something we live in and around every day, […]

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Homer Simpson

“You’ll have to speak up, I’m wearing a towel.” “Maybe, just once, someone will call me “Sir” without adding “You’re making a scene…”” “The three little sentences that will get you through life… Cover for me. Oh, good idea Boss! It was like that when I got here.” “I think Mr Smithers picked me for […]

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Change

Ever notice how some people like change and others don’t? If you still wish Motorola made the original bag phone, you might not be an early adopter. If you still drive your car from the 80’s because you’re suspicious of automobiles run by “computers”, you might not be an early adopter. If everyone has IT […]

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