Category Archives: Sadness

So We Don’t Forget

Like Thread Through a Needle (First posted one year ago on December 16, 2012) Even just the thought of what I am about to write makes my eyes well up. Last evening watching a performance of “The “Nutcracker” there was … Continue reading

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All That Really Matters

My “2013 Fall Farewell Tour” is finally over. Much of the last few months has been spent traveling for business before my retirement at year’s end. Whew! Being in and out of airports the better part of the last five … Continue reading

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What A Child Sees

No one is ever quite ready; everyone is always caught off guard. Parenthood chooses you. And you open your eyes, look at what you’ve got, say “Oh, my gosh,” and recognize that of all the balls there ever were, this … Continue reading

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Like Thread Through a Needle

Even just the thought of what I am about to write makes my eyes well up. Last evening watching a performance of “The “Nutcracker” there was a point I was unexpectedly moved and that feeling has grown since. Tulsa is … Continue reading

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If You Are Able

Flags are flapping in an Oklahoma breeze out front of many houses in my neighborhood today. As I drove by a cemetery this morning small versions of the Stars and Stripes seemed to cover the landscape.  It’s Memorial Day when we remember and … Continue reading

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Rain Upon the Blinding Dust

Human beings are the only animals that cry ‘emotional tears’. Other animals have their own distress-signals, but crying from stress, pain, sorrow or joy is unique to man. Why we cry and even the actual function of it is not … Continue reading

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