Monthly Archives: July 2010

Looking For The Change Machine

On one of his old comedy albums, Steve Martin tells the joke, “You know what’s great about getting old? You don’t have to have an open mind about trying anything new. When one of your friends says, hey, let’s try … Continue reading

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Fantasizing About Retirement

When my father retired from the real estate business, he didn’t close his office. He kept it intact for a year, as a contingency plan. He worried that he might be so bored in retirement that he would need to … Continue reading

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When Complacence and Physics Collide

I was standing outside of church yesterday morning, participating in our traditional post-sermon refreshments and conversation, when I saw a woman killed. Our church sits on the corner of two fairly busy residential streets. One street has a stop sign; … Continue reading

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Missing: Impossible?

One of the things I love about living in the 21st Century is how easy it is to surround yourself with reminders of the 20th Century. Last week I talked about the catchphrases we carry along with us. Now I … Continue reading

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