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Sometimes the best gifts come in unusual packages. The best gift I ever got came wrapped up in a blizzard just after Thanksgiving. This takes some explaining.
Long ago and far away I was a hard-working young professional-type guy. I was involved in a mostly long-distance relationship with a woman from…
I have been fortunate to live in a few cities, spread from London England to Sacramento California. I enjoyed some of the times more than others. I realize it really wasn't about my address. It was more about how I managed to fit into whatever surroundings I found around myself.
What's really important about where we live can be summed up best by harpists;
"Home is where the harp is". This is the answer for harpists. The rest of us just need to find…Continue
I liked Mr. Lindwall.
He was a good teacher. He was good to me in school. Few other teachers were willing to act like a friend to kids who were not rich in our fabulously wealthy school district.
Mr. Lindwall taught my "sex education for boys" class in 8th grade at Northbrook Junior High School. He changed jobs and moved to Glenbrook North High School at the same time I made that move.
Most of my fellow alumni still remember the names of the major…Continue
Life is full of rabbit holes, even if they don’t look like holes in the ground or involve rabbits. You still might fall into one. Sometimes it’s best to talk about a non-rabbit hole as if it really is a hole in the ground. After all, you may end up buried just the same. So be careful, children.
"Down the rabbit hole" isn’t a time or a place, it’s a state of mind. Not like Hawaii. More like New Jersey or Mississippi. A rabbit hole is a dark and unenlightened place. You might…Continue