Free Not Free

Free Not Free

As some of you may know from reading a few of these articles I’ve written, I grew up in a small town where my family owned and operated a hardware store for over six...

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Time Has Come

Time Has Come

I don’t know how often I’ve come to the realization that it was time to admit that I should cut my losses and move on. I do know that the number of times I’ve had to do that...

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The 7-Layer Email

The 7-Layer Email

Wow. It’s been a really long time since I indulged in that wonderful 7-layer dip I used to make so long ago. It was lots of fun to put it all together until my OCD flared up...

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The Piecemeal Project

The Piecemeal Project

Back when I worked in corporate America, they forced me to read books and attend workshops and such with the hope of making me smarter and more efficient. I frequently came...

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The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

It’s fun to chuck stones into still waters and watch the ripples move. It’s actually quite relaxing, especially if you’re out in the woods and you’re surrounded by quiet. I...

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Failure to Launch

Failure to Launch

When I was a little kid, Mom would often let me stay home from school when there were rockets being launched and men were going into outer space. This was back in the days...

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Failure to Communicate

Failure to Communicate

Many of you will remember the experiment in which you participated where the person leading the event whispered a very short story to the next person in a row of 10 or 12...

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Website by Committee

Website by Committee

I’ve served on several committees over the course of my lifetime, and I’m pretty sure at least one of those committees accomplished something significant, although for the...

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Thanks to Henry

Thanks to Henry

I don’t really know what Henry looks like, but I imagine him to be quite nondescript, outwardly appearing much like an average fellow. I figure he’s late 40s, maybe early...

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