Monthly Archives: March 2015

Giving myself space

If you’ve read this blog very long, you know that one of my recurring themes (i.e. nags) that I’m not at all shy about driving home is the avoidance of stress. It being MS I’m talking about here, I’d be … Continue reading

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Heaven, hope, and co-pays

Heaven. Everyone has an opinion about it: What is it? What’s it like? Who goes there? Is it there at all? Some beliefs are grounded in bizarre supernatural experiences, some in hearsay, and others are the products of lively and … Continue reading

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Ummmmm…

There’s a book about memory loss I read a while back – don’t bother asking when – called “Carved in Sand”. For the life of me, I can’t remember anything about it except the title. (Don’t you love irony?) The … Continue reading

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The making of a positive thinker

I’ve never been what anyone would consider an optimist. I’ve already said as much in a previous post. “Positive thinking” was about as alien to my world view as Nietzsche’s is to the Pope. Robert Schuller, Norman Vincent Peale, and … Continue reading

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Money for something

Every year about this time, I grovel. Begging has become one of my core competencies. I don’t mind, though. First of all, these are good causes. Second, it makes for a relatively easy post. Win-win. The events are also win-win … Continue reading

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