Tag Archives: Insight


I had an interesting conversation the other day, for a couple of reasons. One is that it encompassed subjects that today we are uncomfortable addressing. The other was because it was with myself. I had just experienced another day of … Continue reading

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Degrees of Reality

There was a time when, if someone I knew well, told me something, I would accept it on face value. I had no reason to believe it was not true, or at least accurate. There was no reason for this … Continue reading

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Have It Your Way

I spent several years working for a corporation in customer service related roles, so I am probably more sensitive to and critical of poor customer skills.  I was reminded of this again earlier today.  I had been analyzing my IRA … Continue reading

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Matthew 7.1

I moved back to Maine 17 years ago and during 14 of them, we have had the same  Secretary of State. I quickly gained a dislike for him.  Not him personally but because his political persuasion and mine were diametrically … Continue reading

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Sorting Through The Debris

The other day I was working with my archives and stumbled across a post I wrote back in 2012. It was when life was ‘normal’, the reality being that our normal still held it’s share of disasters. Many or most … Continue reading

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I stand at the juncture of yesterday and tomorrow, Knowing not which to embrace. The weight of years tilts the scale toward the past, Providing the comfort of the known My tomorrows however, as they are revealed Will compel my … Continue reading

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I awoke this morning to an overcast, rainy day.  Not unexpected.  They had been forecasting several inches, lasting throughout the day.  But what was interesting is how it set my mood.  The room remained in semi darkness, even though dawn … Continue reading

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I have heard it said that life is a journey, and I guess it is. Personally, I like to think of it as a stroll through fields of experiences and forests of emotions, with the body providing the means, and … Continue reading

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Yesterday is gone, save for the memories.  Select only the best and carry them with you always.  They will sustain you. Today is like clay to the potter. It will be of your creation.   Choose wisely.  Shape it with … Continue reading

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Colorful Quotes

The guitar is a small orchestra. It is polyphonic. Every string is a different color, a different voice. Andres Segovia  

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