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Work’s a Journey, Not a Destination

After 40 years of working at the same company, a friend of mine retired recently. During her farewell party, she commented how she felt like she was, “…watching my life be dismantled piece by piece…” during the transition phase leading … Continue reading

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Time Enough for Good-Bye

Last month, a friend of my parents had been admitted to the hospital to undergo surgery.  The docs opened him up… and then closed him back again.  There was nothing they could do to save him.  Afterwards, they told him … Continue reading

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Start A New Ending

There’s this great quote I came across last month from Maria Robinson.  She states, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.” It’s such a profound, yet simple, quote … Continue reading

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A Question of Choices

I find myself thinking about all the projects I’ve been constantly juggling over the course of many, many years and how much my priorities have changed. After the zaniness of the ’90s, I made a conscious decision to focus primarily … Continue reading

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Death Musings

Death has been on my mind recently.  Whether it be because I’ve been watching too many violent television shows, or that I’m going to be celebrating another birthday next week, or that I recently heard of an ex-colleague’s passing, I … Continue reading

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Wandering through the Past

I spent most if not all of tonight re-living about 7 years worth of memories. It was basically a high-level reading of over 1000 blog entries and I found the experience quite fascinating.  Why fascinating? Is my life that unbelievable … Continue reading

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Remembering…

So this week, I’ve been thinking about Remembering – specifically as it pertains to Remembrance Day. Considering where so many of us here in North America come from, what happened in individual families during World War 2 could be quite different from … Continue reading

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