Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Appreciation

After three days, the tent came down, and every goddamned termite was dead, dead, dead. [...]

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The Photo That Launched A Million Dollar Company

The Photo That Launched A Million Dollar Company The Drag Racing Seminar, SF State, 1973 [...]

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McGlynn Reunion

Lonely Tree Abandoned Barn Three Generations

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The $40 Car Wash

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Good-bye to a Hero

Daniel Ellsberg We lost a hero this week. Daniel Ellsberg risked it all to try [...]

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The Engagement Party / The Real Secret to Lifelong Fulfillment

The Engagement Party and the Secret to Lifelong Fulfillment Our daughter, Katy McGlynnGilbert, is getting [...]

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Meeting Queen Elizabeth II, Relaxing Photographic Patterns

“Meeting” Queen Elizabeth The year was 1983. Queen Elizabeth was on a tour of the [...]

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Saying Goodbye to Mary Baker Eddy

A man about forty rose to speak. He held his left arm straight up in [...]

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Book vs Audiobook ?

Blog Listeners, Readers,Watchers I’d like to invite you to join a very special group: A [...]

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I Dare You and Death Goes On

I Dare You – Michaela Coel Michaela Coel won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for [...]

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The Memorial Service: A Change of Heart

The Memorial Service: A Change of Heart   In my later years, with my growing [...]

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Jon Hendricks

Jazz Fan? Do You Remember Jon Hendricks? Two weeks ago, at the Monterey Jazz Festival, [...]

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Audiobook; Creativity; Conspiracy Theory

Sharing Our Stories My new audiobook, Sharing Our Stories; Tales of Resilience and Renewal will [...]

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Stories / Anti-Vaxers / Mystical Nonsense

Stories Are Everywhere Inside the Plane     Outside the Plane   Dear Anti-vaxers: Shots [...]

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The Joy of Parenthood

The Joy of Parenthood When I was in my mid-twenties, people used to tell me [...]

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Juneteenth and Voter Suppression

Juneteenth and Voter Suppression Last week President Biden signed into law a new national holiday: [...]

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The Joy of House Plants

For years we’ve known that caring for pets is good for the physical and mental [...]

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I Thought I Was the Only One

  C.S. Lewis on the beginning of friendship:  “What? You too? I thought I was [...]

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Saying Good-bye to 24 Years of My Life

One For The History Books From the pen of Peggy Noonan, long-time Republican apologist, comes [...]

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Prayer and the Kindness of Strangers

    Nothing Fails Like Prayer   I grew up around the corner from a [...]

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Well Done !!!

Katy McGlynn-Gilbert gets her AA in Psychology and Sociology. Note the Magna Cum Laude on [...]

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John Mott’s Haircut

  Our old friend, John Mott, a retired interior designer, is living in an assisted [...]

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Katy Shot Out of the Womb

Photos Don’t Lie My daughter, Katy McGlynn-Gilbert, just finished a short paper for her political [...]

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Communication

  Word Department   Language changes all the time. We don’t vote on it. It [...]

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