The Uphill Slide

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01/17/2018
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It Gets To Me Some Days

My son put his hand on my shoulder yesterday while I talked. A small gesture with big impact. The President dismissed John Dickerson. You call that an interview? The President’s on wiretapping and Obama, yet again. Obama is personal, not … Continue reading

08/29/2017
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Passive-Aggressive Aggression

Facebook is the clubhouse for passive-aggressive postings. The underhand punch and jab. I stopped following my son’s wife for such postings that seemed directed at him after a fight or a jab in our direction for addiction. The type of … Continue reading

03/28/2017
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Dissipating Anger

“I’m just an asshole. You’ve always been there for me. I blame myself.” Those were his own words spoken into a text message. Those¬†were perhaps the only honest words coming forth in a long time and the last honest ones. … Continue reading

06/09/2016
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Friendship

What are you willing to do for your friends? That thought popped up after the friend request on Facebook from an apparent friend of my ex-daughter-in-law’s. A person asked me when I told her about the request, “Did she send … Continue reading

06/01/2016
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Social Media

I have been on Facebook for years now but in the past year investigated Twitter (a challenging move from verbosity to terseness without losing meaning), Tumblr and Instagram. Facebook has been limited in audience for what I wanted to share. … Continue reading