Monthly Archives: May 2005

Fatherly wisdom.

EM:”I think there is a problem with my car and I don’t want to put the money into fixing it.”EMSR:”That is what happens when you buy expensive cars, they are expensive to fix.”EM:”Thanks dad.”

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Elegance and choices.

Sometimes you can overlook something or the way past events have altered course; this results in you mistaking the simplicity and elegance of what is in front of you.

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Jack Daniels, Unplanned trips & Jack Keurouac.

Every man needs a vice or three. “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who … Continue reading

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Mornings.

Sometimes they are slow, but those routines are what makes it, whether in real-time or in reflection.

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Unexpected moments.

Sometimes you just aren’t really there. You are having a conversation, you are listening, but you are just not there. You are waiting for something to happen or you are thinking about how to make something happen. You are contemplating … Continue reading

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Finding those meanings, is not always easy. What makes it so hard? Maybe it is english, our double meanings, our nuiance, our metaphors?

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Lead time.

How much lead time do you need to complete projects? Sometimes, I just can’t get engaged. I get distracted. I blame it on email, IM, cell phones and everything that distracts. But, when I get on a roll, there is … Continue reading

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On religion

I think it is very difficult for people to digest Catholic beliefs. On many levels I can understand this and as for most things, I think this is rooted in a misunderstanding of what these teachings mean for Catholics. There … Continue reading

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Underdogs.

Did you catch the Kentucky Derby yesterday? I have to admit it, this is the first time in my entire life that I watched this event live. It does look like good fun and I enjoyed the shots of women … Continue reading

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Change.

Doesn’t mean that we have to be held back. Restrained by circumstance or triumph or disappointment. Adapt. Grow. Reach out. We are confronted with these thoughts over and over again, but we fail to embrace change. Why? Why is it … Continue reading

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