Category Archives: growth

Stark Realization

Last week I attended the performance of a new play, written by a young playwright, at the university.  I won the tickets while listening to my local NPR station, and took my oldest daughter who is involved in theater.   It … Continue reading

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Irons Heating Up

We are emerging from the gloomy winter – the time of hunkering down and staying warm – into the season of growth, Spring!  Sure it’s still a bit of one step forward, two steps back weather-wise, but the signs are … 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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