Monthly Archives: June 2011

Beauty Still Exists

Yet there is beauty here still… The Tint of sunset Reflections on water And the endless seas The Wind in my ear roaring of the waves birds singing in trees Laughter of children the soft touch of love her all-knowing … Continue reading

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A Challenge to All

One of the things I did over and over again in the first few weeks after Kevin’s death was read and re-read his FaceBook wall and the comments section in the Salem Evening News. I was comforted by the love … Continue reading

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Bittersweet

Right now, when bad things happen, it just kind of rolls off my back. I’ve been given a heaping portion of perspective recently so the whole “woe is me” thing when fortune chooses not to favor me gets thankfully skipped. … Continue reading

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A Thought Experiment

Consider for a moment the perceptions of a self-aware artificial intelligence; we’ll call him HAL ;-). HAL’s world consists of bits and bytes, the movement of electrons across circuit boards. There are streams of data, storage, and access. HAL does … Continue reading

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Fond Memories

Last night the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup for the first time in 39 years. Two of my brothers posted on Facebook how happy my father must have been, unleashing a flood of memories. Nostalgia seems to come quickly … Continue reading

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Update

I can’t seem to get past being sad lately. I’m not really depressed…well maybe a little, but I’m mostly just sad. I’m getting stuff done. But beyond he basics (work, kids, house) I’m just not hugely motivated. Writing unfortunately requires … Continue reading

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Symbols

Sometimes you recognize a symbol but the impact doesn’t really hit home until later. When Drew signed up for football in the fourth grade I was one of the coaches. The head coach asked me what number to give him … Continue reading

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