Tag Archives: Religion and Spirituality

Another Kilroy?

Almost a year later, I return to our nation’s capital, Washington D.C. (see my last visit – Finding Kilroy or a prior one – Rock and Rain DC).  The city is familiar to the point of being stale.  I know the subway … Continue reading

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Thankful for the Rain

All morning I’ve listened to the pattering of my keyboard caused by  my fingers furiously pounding out a proposal.  I’m at 23 pages and still going.  This is why the company pays me; writing proposals, creating miracles on Excel spreadsheets, and magically predicting … Continue reading

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Christmas, Coffee, and Experience

Yesterday, I was reminded of something I always heard, but never heeded.  When brewing coffee in a French Press, there are temperature and timing requirements. My first true exposure to coffee brewing was watching a friend carefully grind his beans, lovingly … Continue reading

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Will I Ever See It Again?

The metric century ride boasts one epic climb, an 800 foot beast to a beautiful hilltop vista with ocean views. As my riding partner and I approach the base of the hill, we become excited at the prospect of a … Continue reading

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My Summer in Heat

This may be it, the last heat wave of the year.  The red flag warning signals extreme heat and fire danger.  A normal person would turn on the air conditioning and call it a rest day. A sane fitness fanatic would … Continue reading

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Finding Kilroy

I’m in Washington DC for business, but my real mission is to find Kilroy. Kilroy was here.  While the origins are disputed, the Kilroy graffiti is associated with American soldiers in WWII.  On this trip to Washington DC, my son sent … Continue reading

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Watching The Heavens Speak

When my work project scheduled a trip to Whitehorse, Yukon Territory in February, I had mixed feelings.  Isn’t this place so cold that people die?  What is it, -100 degrees in the winter?  My client assured me that people do live … Continue reading

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