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Tagged With: personal responsibility

Designing This Day, 3/7/18: IT’S YOURS. DO SOMETHING WITH IT.

I know every day when I awake still here, God’s given me a precious gift of 24 more hours of living. That’s not something I take for granted.  Humanly speaking, I’d have been dead since May of 1997.  My son and daughters would have been minus a dad all this time.  My wife would have been widowed … Continue reading »

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Any shooter knows that every trigger has its own reset point. Not so fast.  Not a shooter?  Hang with me.  You should know by now that 2nd Cups are rarely what they seem; there’s usually a little something for all.  Even most people who don’t like coffee tend to love the smell of it. Shooting … Continue reading »

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Q(uiet) T(ime) M(usings), 12/21/16: WHADDYA MEAN IT NEEDS BATTERIES?

Three phrases that sum up Christmas are: Peace on Earth; Goodwill to Men; and Batteries Not Included. I remember when the toys and games we received at Christmas needed no batteries or power cords.  They came complete with the most impressive, awe-striking, exhaustless power source ever created: Our own imagination. We weren’t limited only to the … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll, 8/5/16: IT’S NOT ‘MY’ JOB, MAN!

“Can I help you?” “Yes, my order’s missing the au jus for this French Dip.”  You know that look the Skipper used to give Gilligan?  The young  evening manager shot one of those at the diminutive younger girl who’d partially filled our order.  As if walking to his hanging, he took the half-filled cup, put a … Continue reading »

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“I don’t believe that.” Okay.  Thus far, the United States is a free country; you’re able to decide what you believe.  While I may not agree with your choice, I served the country you and I both live in to assure your right to make it. That’s one of the treasures our Founders built into … Continue reading »

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