Category Archives: Nostalgia

A Salute to a Fallen Giant

My place of work is in a well-established business park, featuring a campus that is lined with majestic elm trees and pines.  The maturity of the landscape is one of the drawing features for new tenants.  I have enjoyed many … Continue reading

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Living Off of Scraps

As is the custom on weekends; my faithful hound Xena and I go for a long walk in the park.  Given the leisurely pace of the day, we always manage to top off our brisk exercise session with a car … Continue reading

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A Life Defined by Dishpan Hands

This evening found me at the kitchen sink, hand washing a frying pan that has been used to prepare a simple yet satisfying dinner.  I have never cared for putting frying pans in the dishwasher; feeling that they hasten the … Continue reading

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The Old, Faded Blue Mailbox

As my regular readers know all too well by now; every morning begins with a brisk walk in the pleasant company of Xena, my Catahoula-Plott Hound mix.  During the weekdays, the excursion is abbreviated; much to Xena’s disdain, I still … Continue reading

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A Toss of Gray

Without a doubt, a great number of you are assuming that there is a typographical error in the title of this blog post.  I assure you that I did indeed mean to use “toss” rather than “touch.”  That said; I … Continue reading

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Pack Your Trunk for the Grand Journey

The other morning served to make me question why I have a dog who obviously has no sense of what sub-zero wind chill means!  My teeth were chattering as my faithful hound Xena and I trudged uphill through ankle-deep drifting snow!  … Continue reading

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Driven in a New Direction

My daily routine includes a 120-mile round trip commute to and from work. Some might consider this to be a burden; but I actually enjoy the time behind the wheel.  On the way into the office; I am able to … Continue reading

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Life is Simply Another Day in the Airport Gate Area

I am sitting at the airport, enduring yet another flight delay; which hopefully will not magically transform itself into a flight cancellation.  It is amazing what an additional eighty minutes of waiting can do to an already anxious crowd.  The … Continue reading

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Unplanned Obsolescence

As is the case on most Sunday afternoons; I had the opportunity to get caught up with my daughters on the phone today.  My oldest lives in Tampa and has always prided herself on being the technophile of the family.  … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

After a long and storied career that has taken me to over seventy countries; I have learned the importance of building strong bonds in a compressed amount of time.  When you are discussing multimillion dollar deals with people who were … Continue reading

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