From the monthly archives: December 2011

Boxing Day

December 26, 2011 by

Well, I’ve gotten through the stress and blessing of family and friends this holiday season. It’s been exhausting and exhilarating at the same time. And now it’s Boxing Day, a day to get a bit silly with ugly sweaters and goony hats, a long afternoon nap on the couch with kids in the background, the ballgame […]

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High Pocket – Chapter 6

December 19, 2011 by

Hello All, The holidays are upon us. Hanukkah starts the 20th and ends on my birthday, the 28th. Cool. Christmas lasts all December it seems, at least in the Malls of America. We’ve already had Pearl Harbor Day (not a big gift giving event), and New Year’s Eve looms ever closer. There’s also Boxing Day, Kwanzaa, […]

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The Guitar Maker

December 12, 2011 by

I went to visit my friend, Greg Brandt, the other day. He’s a guitar maker of exquisite artistry and craft. Yet, what emerged from my visit to his Geppeto style workshop was not just the wonder of the exotic materials he uses nor his incredible skill that turns wood into sound, though they alone are […]

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Neighborhood Color

December 5, 2011 by

A few years ago, my wife and I went to New England to see the Fall Colors. We started in Maine in mid-September and headed south to Massachusetts a couple of weeks later, tracking the early colors in the North as they made their way South along the autumnal trail. They were spectacular! But you know what? The […]

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