Thoughts on getting things right…

I haven’t had a day in the city lately. I’ve been ok with that. I usually relish days spent in my quiet village, far from the noise, the traffic, the barren faces of commuting crowds. I love getting off the train at the end of the ride home and smelling…

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But you don’t have to be…

In the film “Braveheart” there’s a moment when the irate king of England rants about the rebellious Scots with the phrase “Sheep! Mere sheep! Easily dispersed if you strike the shepherd!” What happens to sheep without a shepherd? They disperse, they wander, they look for a new herd. …

The Gender Question, Pt 1.

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A recent billboard in the UK claimed that “All men are dangerous.” The common responses to this, I would think, would be either to agree and move on, or to be offended and complain. …

It’s Better than Seizing the Day…

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My oldest child just turned twelve last month. I was still pretty young when she was born, young enough to think of myself as a ‘cool’ dad. We were buddies when she was a baby. Before she could talk, I would play guitar and…

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The Art of Ethical Narrative.

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