Tag: Life

Oh How The Years Go By

I love Amy Grant and her “Oh How The Years Go By” is one of my favorites. It truly sums it all up for parents. I’ve always heard other parents say that but now I see what they mean. I remember when each of my three…

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Christmas Pai 2008

It’s no secret that this is my favorite time of the year. I LOVE the holiday season. I get geeked up (more so than ever) starting around Halloween and it all builds around Thanksgiving and intensifies there after. Soon after turkey day is when I start…

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Is Honesty Really The Best Policy?

I understand that being honest and truthful are important virtues that we must do out best to exhibit. However, I’ve learned that honesty is not always the best policy. Let’s face it, there are certain situations that would be much better off without the cold harsh…

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Crazy Sexy Cancer

Crazy Sexy Cancer is the incredibly inspiring documentary by Kris Carr about her courageous battle against a rare form of cancer in her liver. It’s a touching and even funny look at the way she’s fighting cancer. It premiered on TLC and Discovery Healthy in the…

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Suicide

I was browsing thru an old LiveJournal that I used to keep way back in 2000 and stumbled across the following entry regarding a friend who committed suicide. It still hurts thinking of it even after all these years. I hope this helps someone out there. …

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Wear Sunscreen

The 1999 song wear sunscreen by Baz Luhrmann was based on an essay written in 1997 by Chicago Tribune columnist Mary Schmich called “Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young“. It quickly became popular as people circulated it via email and photocopies, an early…

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Just a Dog

Spike was a min-pin (miniature doberman pincher) that didn’t get the memo that he wasn’t a full-sized doberman. He got so sick at the end that I had to take him to the vet to put him down. Now I’m a big tough Italian man so…

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The Last Lecture

Randy Pausch’s “The Last Lecture” is an experience that will change your life forever. He’s the professor from Carnegie Mellon University that is dying of pancreatic cancer. The “Last Lecture” that he gave to his class has become the stuff of legends and deservedly so. Much…

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