Tag Archives: perseverance

Uphill Both Ways

Now that my relationship with Amazon has ended, I am very happy to once again make the entire compliment of Uphill Both Ways available on this blog.  I have organized the book on a new page Uphill Both Ways to … Continue reading

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You Can Shine

Life isn’t how great you have become.  Life isn’t how rich you are.  Life is how many times you’ve been knocked down and still get up.  The greatness within you only shines to the world if you let it.  Don’t … Continue reading

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Teach

My father was well known as a teacher.  If you’ve read my blog stories, you’ve recognized his unique art of teaching through the use of stories.  But all teachers possess that gift to impart knowledge, and often inspiration, to their … Continue reading

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The 270

Recently I completed a writing exercise to help keep my mind active and my writing fresh.  As most of you know, I usually write stories that are in the 1000 word range and they seem to end when they end.  … Continue reading

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62. Lazy

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My father was a Mechanical Engineer.  That was how he defined himself.  Sure, he retired as the Executive Vice-President of the company where he worked for 42 years, but he was always an engineer first.  The precision necessary for the … Continue reading

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61. Water, Air, and Dirt

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My father was a bit of a pocket philosopher.  There wasn’t an occasion or event that couldn’t be summed by a clever quip that he had learned while growing up.  Some of these clever quips turned into what appeared to … Continue reading

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60. The Commute to Work

I drove to work for nearly 30 years.  Only briefly did I ever have a passenger along.  There was always some excuse for that.  My hours were often strange or I lived in places where no one else lived.  Of … Continue reading

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