Category Archives: Perspective

Resolutions & Reflections from the Bar

If we were having a beer, you’d want to know about my resolutions…again. “So, any New Year’s resolutions, or are you still thinking about them.” “You know I don’t like making resolutions.” “Bad track record?” “No, it’s arbitrary. I’m just … Continue reading

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Step Into the Light

I’ve been dwelling on a particular disk in the Twilight Zone DVD set for the past few weeks. It’s not like I watch it every day, but each time I go to eject it, I decide to watch a couple … Continue reading

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Remember Those Who Brought Us Here

In a week when the news organizations will ignore all else in favor of what happens/happened tomorrow, I would like to draw your attention to the event at the end of the week. Here in the US, Veterans Day is … Continue reading

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Because Tomorrow May Be Different

I’ve been wondering if it’s the changing seasons, summer to autumn to winter in North America, that has a lot of the writers I follow thinking about conquering procrastination. Maybe it’s the approaching sedentary days of winter that has people eager … Continue reading

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I Don’t Have OCD

If we were having a beer, you’d start picking on me about some habits “It occurs to me that I bought your beer last week, and the week before.” “Thanks. You’re a nice guy.” “That’s not my point. I think … Continue reading

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Things Don’t Really Change

In late July, I started reading “Long Island Purgatory” a book about, race, religion and a young boy coming of age, written by my good friend Bradley Lewis. The end of the introduction on Brad’s Amazon page says: “Long Island … Continue reading

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Easy Monday

About a month ago, I included a photo of a blurry near-full moon and a tree branch in fine focus. I mentioned that it was supposed to be the other way ‘round. Several people commented that they liked the photo … Continue reading

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