Monthly Archives: June 2010

How Time Flies

The memory is not complete – it has grown fuzzy over the years. But I do recall I was nervous, unsure of the future, not knowing what I had gotten myself into and not knowing exactly what I was doing, … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Power

I just heard of a cleric making yet another change in policy, tactics and direction which will consolidate power. There is no mistaking who is in charge and who is making the decisions.  There is no question about who is … Continue reading

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Just Looking?

Seeing is important for us. But sometimes we can look without seeing.  The numbers of times I look for something and can’t find it despite it being near where I am looking. It is right there and yet I don’t … Continue reading

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For the sport of it

One of the activities we decided to do while in Alaska was a whale watch. The humpback whales which mate and give birth near Hawaii in the winter come to Alaska for the summer to feed on the abundant fish … Continue reading

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Wilderness as challenge

Passing through the interior of Alaska by train from time to time we would see a house, more accurately described as a cabin, sitting in isolated splendor in the midst of nowhere. Many of these are only accessible by train, … Continue reading

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Cruise worlds

Being on our first cruise has been an eye opening experience. A cruise ship is a floating city – but with a population that changes every week to 10 days. Our ship is staffed by a crew of 800 people. … Continue reading

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