Tag Archives: moving

Checking In

We arrived at our new residence in Mt. Healthy (Cincinnati), OH on Friday and are rummaging through cartons and cartons of  “Stuff”   With installation scheduled over a week from when needed, we  were promised cable/internet service by this morning, … Continue reading

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Its Own Reward

“Fascination is a key to productivity; it unites experiences; it is even its own reward”… Erving Polster  The packers arrive this morning and we will be delivered to our new home in Cincinnati, OH  on Friday. Even though I provided … Continue reading

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Think About The Times . . .

Packing to move sucks. Packing to move six months after you last moved really sucks, except that some things are still in boxes from last time. But, everything is better with music. Scrolling through some play lists, I  remembered it … Continue reading

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Time Flies

How time flies when you are having fun. It has been almost  a week with little opportunity or energy to engage with my online tribes.  I underestimated  the disintegration brought about by moving to another state and re-igniting your career. … Continue reading

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Endings And Beginnings

Yesterday,  I walked out the door of  the company I started in 1999 for the last time.  It was no longer mine after selling it in 2011, but I ran it as if I still owned it. I was saddened, … Continue reading

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I’ll be taking a brief hiatus from blogging as we are moving half way accross the Country next week  and my wife can’t do it all by herself.    Between working up until the day I move and preparing to … Continue reading

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Tick, Tick, Tick

“Like sands in the hourglass, so are the days of our lives.”  I remember being a young boy and being with my grandmother as she watched “her programs” and hearing that introduction.  TV was more dramatic, and better, back then. … Continue reading

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Struggles, Revisited

It just goes to show you that there is often a disconnect between intent and perception.  I guess I blew it. We are meeting all  these challenges full of good cheer and with smiles on our faces.  That is what … Continue reading

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I read the following this morning, sent from Fr. Thomas Moore’s, Orthodox Quote of the Day.  It was a fitting start to my  day, week and  life. Struggle to the very end. The whole point of the struggle is not … Continue reading

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Stop, Breath, Listen

Stop, Breath, Listen A new morning, 0545   Walking down the driveway to get the paper Stop, hear a bird, and another and another Why don’t I always hear their songs? The last whiffs of the gardenias, sweet Walk a … Continue reading

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I recall observing over the years that the majority of the working world looks forward to weekends as a time of relaxation and “getting away from it all”. Not true in funeral service. This past week and the upcoming week … Continue reading

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