Category Archives: personal growth

Yes, There Will be a Recession

Economists and politicians are bantering about a likely recession in the coming years.   These are bad optics for some, stark truth for others, and dismissible news for optimists.  To be honest, I can’t help but pay attention.  My hunch is … Continue reading

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Outside Outlet

Today has been consumed by the quick job of installing an electric outlet.  New work, outside.  20A.  120VAC. A job like this will usually take about an hour, maybe two if you hit a snag. If you hit several snags, … Continue reading

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Vacations

Vacations are difficult because it takes work to rest.  Saturdays were the best when I was a kid — waking up at the regular school time only to realize that there’s no school always made my legs tickle.  Back to … Continue reading

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2019: A Year of Community (Renovation Church 01/06/18)

  Someone emailed me yesterday and, at the end of their email, wrote “can’t wait to hear the first message of 2019!” which reminded me of two things: first, this is the first Sunday of the new year.  It’s hard … Continue reading

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Wednesday November 7, Mostly Cloudy, Windy, Occasional Showers

A day like no other.  My eyes popped open at 5am and I immediately remembered that I never bought full size coffee filters.  The 4-cuppers I have as emergency backups aren’t as deep, so they are easily overcome by the … Continue reading

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Three Lessons I’ve Learned About Losing Weight & Keeping It Off

From 318 pounds to 238 pounds. I tipped the scales at 318 pounds, which, even for a 6’5″ male pushes me beyond the traditional medical height/weight chart.  “Obese” is a word I don’t care for, especially applied to me.  I … Continue reading

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Golf Tips: Devoted, Watchful, Thankful [Colossians 4:2]

My brother in law taught me how to drive a golf ball at a pristine golf course on the Atlantic side of sunny, sunny Florida.  Until then my only knowledge of the game (sport, addiction) was on my PlayStation 2, … Continue reading

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