Monthly Archives: March 2017


On the occasion of my 42nd birthday, I thought I might reflect slightly on the last 40 years. Specifically, what I was doing on my birthday at 42, 32, and 22, 12, and 2.  Those years have been transition years.  … Continue reading

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Phone Home

A little more than a month ago, Sara lost her phone.  We were on a plane to Houston, on our way to San Diego to celebrate the wedding of Mark and Taylor.  We didn’t know where we had lost it. … Continue reading

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Mark – the best man

A few weeks ago now my younger brother, Mark, got married to a wonderful woman.  I was lucky enough to be co-best man (with my brother Brian).  It was a terrific wedding and a beautiful setting along the coastal bluffs … Continue reading

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Ali Fresco – artist bear

Al Fresco is an artist bear whose colors stain her bright white hair She doesn’t mind the flecks of paint Each fleck a thought however faint She makes her art upon the walls ideas made real with brushstroke falls She … Continue reading

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Smokey and Snowball, my forty year friends

Another silly story about stuffed animals, who happen to be my oldest friends in the world, Smokey and Snowball A mismatched pair of grizzled old bears Tell stories, tall and long Of days gone by Where adventure was nigh With … Continue reading

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