Job One

As I’ve gotten older and now have more than 30 years into my career, many things are more clear about life and work. In the end it’s the people in your life that matter most, especially children, especially if they’re *YOUR* kids. A recent list left on my refrigerator sums it up pretty well. It’s …

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Night Sounds

Sitting in the darkness, deep into evening, Across the hall my kids are asleep, steady breathing, quiet, peaceful, Humidifier gently churns, moist air for tender airways, Dishwasher rumbles on in the kitchen to the front of the house, Good day, to rough, bumpy end, too late again, they’re still young, More regiment needed, not wanted, …

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Tacos For Breakfast, Lessons Learned

Tacos For Breakfast, Lessons Learned, lessons learned. One kid asked for tacos for breakfast, inspired by Taco Bell the night before, left over from one kid who didn’t chow down, Then dad deciding to make tacos with a couple three frozen burgers, seasoning, tortillas, cheese, some shredded lettuce, Whipped up together in no time, then …

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Lists Redux

I’ve written before about lists, scribbling down more words, likely same thoughts, so helpful sometimes, lists. Scribble down more words to share as I scribble down more words on a list, endless words, endless things to do. Lists like a safety valve, pressure valve, always more always more, scribble down the words that are tied …

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