Monthly Archives: November 2012

Got Your Goat!

“Someone’s got goats,” said a voice behind me in the check out line at the Tractor Supply store.  I turned to see a pleasant older man in denim, his flatbed cart piled high with bags of the same brand of goat … Continue reading

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I have a birthday coming up in about a week so I’ve begun my annual reflection on where my life has been and where it is going.  This year it struck me that I could condense and expedite the process … Continue reading

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It’s Not All About What We’ve Lost

An Email from a friend recently prompted me to respond with a list of things we’ve lost in this recession.  It’s a long list, filled with things both big and small.  My job and ability to support my family, affordable … Continue reading

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