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Reach Out

Thought for the Week “Reach out” is the contemporary term for making contact. People don’t simply “get in touch with” others anymore, they “reach out” to them. There’s something sweet and maybe a little desperate about that phrase in this … Continue reading

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Trusting God

Serena et Eterna (photo by Zu Sanchez) We live in an uncertain era. In times like this I’m tempted to shout, “Why, Lord?” But then I think of our little cat Misha’s reaction after we’ve give her yet another dreaded … Continue reading

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Tell Me Why

Originally posted on A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.:
In my voice – Tell me why My partner was taken from us when she was so young. The system continually…

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Toby the Turtle

Two True Parables: Part Two To read Part One (Fat Cat) click here. 1960s families loved turtles. Some eventually flushed theirs down the toilet (resulting in an outbreak of sewer-dwelling ninjas). But our neighbors the Cartingers couldn’t bear to part … Continue reading

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A Satisfied Cat

It’s hoodie weather. Finally! (I’m a t-shirt guy, but a t-shirt without a hoodie is like tights without a cape, right?)  Anyway, as I sat hoodied and warm in my armchair this morning, an afghan draped across my legs (knitted, … Continue reading

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When Your Kids Surpass You

Yesterday, while shooting some additional film footage with our director-of-photography, Jeff, I launched into a sudden “that reminds me of the time when” narrative (something I limit myself to doing no more than once every five minutes). At that moment, … Continue reading

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How to be Cool

I’m not cool And neither are you How do I know? Because you’re reading this Which proves you want to be cool And cool people don’t care if they’re cool Which is what makes them cool No, wait come to … Continue reading

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Fat Cat

Two True Fables: Part One We didn’t look for cats. They would just show up and say, “I live here now, and you’re going to feed me.” It was a pretty sweet deal, though. They were free, they were cute, … Continue reading

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A Satisfied Cat

It’s hoodie weather. Finally! (I’m a t-shirt guy, but a t-shirt without a hoodie is like tights without a cape, you know?)  Anyway, as I sat hoodied and warm in my armchair this morning, an afghan draped across my legs … Continue reading

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Wonder

“Wisdom begins in wonder.” ~Socrates A child’s sense of wonder is a priceless commodity. Perhaps the only thing of equal value is the retention of that commodity into adulthood. ≈

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