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A Cat’s Eye View of the Garden

July 31, 2010 The two cats whose house I live in sometimes like to follow the dog and me out to the garden when I make my early morning rounds.  The fat old calico soon tires of it all and … Continue reading

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The Silent Generation

July 24, 2010 Last night, while watching PBS, I found out that I’m part of what has been called the Silent Generation (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silent_Generation).  We are sandwiched in between the Greatest Generation and the Baby Boomers.  I’m not sure exactly who … Continue reading

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Such a Tragedy

May 15, 2010 We love a good tragedy, those stories in which the hero’s journey ends in the hero’s death or destruction by some trait in his own character that, under the circumstances of the journey, push him or her … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Story

May 8, 2010 “In the beginning”, Saint John tells us in his gospel, “was the Word.”  Now, I’m not a religious person, but I’ve always found that simple statement compelling.  Over the years, I’ve pondered the statement from both a … Continue reading

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My Doomer Garden(s)

May 5, 2010 Let me be clear; I’m not an expert on gardening.  I just wanted you to know that, in case you were looking for one.  I am, however, a persistent gardener, something I think every doomer should be … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Conflicted Doomer

Doom and The Hero’s Journey Over our lifetimes, we list many roles in our resumes: child, parent; student, teacher; spouse, divorcee; reader, writer … Well, you get the idea.  As I approach seventy, with my son grown and filling out … Continue reading

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