Monthly Archives: August 2012

Open to real dialogue

I spent two delightful days with my Brother Russ and we explored a host of topics. Though we are deeply committed to each other by nature,training and disposition we are vastly different. He is very conservative on most issues and … Continue reading

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Every time I listen

Being verbal by nature I often speak without fear or hesitation on a host of issues. I love conversations and often relish in exploring complex issues with friends,associates and even total strangers. Through the years I have improved from enjoying … Continue reading

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The joy of friendship

I have spent the last week with my closest friends and the treasures of these days are priceless. There is a comfort level that strips away all the facades that like barnacles become part of our lives.The natural opportunities to … Continue reading

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Do the difficult ones first

For years I have followed lists of actions to be taken each day. Most are related to goals that I have set for myself.In the past I would often do the easiest ones on the list and often procrastinate about … Continue reading

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Alter the pattern

Everyday I follow the patterns of prior days often without a great deal of awareness. I shave in the same way beginning in the same spot ,and follow a host of daily rituals without giving most a second thought. The … Continue reading

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one of a kind

If you were to find a vase in a thrift store and find out that it was incredibly unique and priceless because it was the only one in the world your heart would soar. You would not waste time comparing … Continue reading

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Positive or negative

A dear friend who has had many difficult experiences in her life once said to me”I have never had a good outcome by being negative.”I was stunned by her words because from an outside appearance it seemed life had been … Continue reading

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Robert Schorr

I spent this morning in the pesence of a genius,Robert Schorr. He invited me to visit his apartment to view sixty years of his talented compositions. The depth of his work was overwhelming. His paintings were so fascinating and they … Continue reading

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You can control the response

It is obvious to most people that there is not absolute control over everything in a person’s life. Each day brings suprises,some pleasant and some not so pleasant. There is no perfect formula for avoiding every challenge and trying to … Continue reading

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