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From the Bedroom Window

I was on the verge of sleep, having abandoned any thought of writing this blog. Sure, there had been a Perfect Moment to today, but in my sleepy head, I couldn’t find it.  I couldn’t dig deep enough or sift … Continue reading

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A Good Kind of Quiet

Friday had a weird component to it that only now, upon reflection, I understand as Today’s Perfect Moment. Upon further reflection, I wonder if those are the Most Perfect Moments. I work in a noisy environment. I don’t mean mechanically … Continue reading

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Confusing Scenes from the Bus

Today, as I continued to mourn the loss of Gord Downie, a scene on the bus made me realize that I find people amusing….or is it confusing. Two different people were talking on their phones; one in front of me … Continue reading

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The Sounds Not of Silence

Today’s Perfect Moment had two distinct, some might say opposite, parts. What unites them is their locations and the fact that both of them were sounds. Sound One I was at the end of my commute to work. That is … Continue reading

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Commuting Gets Surreal

I often spend time during my commute reading, dozing, wondering why the attractive women don’t sit next to me and composing today’s perfect moment. Today was not that much different, except of course that it was. My bus window was … Continue reading

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Technology is great until it fails you…. or you fail it.

We live in an amazing world. We live in a world in which a normal clock radio knows when to change the time back from daylight savings time and does it without any prompting by the owner.  If only the … Continue reading

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July 10, 2014: Unexpectedly Glorious Silence

Today’s Perfect Moment was silence.  Today, I found silence in a most unexpected place.  Silence when you need to work or think can be wonderful.  Too often because of noise, I have to put my earbuds in just to get … Continue reading

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June 15 2014 With Dad…. the Normal Becomes Much More Perfect Than That

Father’s day comes in many shapes and sizes.  When it comes to my family (and specifically my father) those shapes and sizes are large, chaotic and loud.  I don’t think he would want it any other way, or that we … Continue reading

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