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How much is enough?  Are we satiable?  And if so for how long until our appetite for more slowly creeps in making us hungry again?   In cases where people make lots of money and still want more, surely it can’t be about the money.  Is...

While browsing about in Barnes and Noble I could not miss the wide variety of mystery books.  I am going to assume that mysteries sell really well or Barnes and Noble would not use up their precious space with something that just sits and gathers...

“Everyone has a passion.  A new idea to share.  What will your verse be?”  This is Apple iPad Air’s latest advertising challenging us by appealing to our core.   Everyone has a passion.  We might never have stopped long enough to probe our inner being and...

When we arise in the morning we begin a marketing campaign.  We shower so we will not offend other’s olfactory nerves.  We shave or trim.  We brush our teeth. (Please do.) We put on makeup to add some color.  (“If the barn needs painting, paint...

Here I stand staring into the refrigerator.  It is full but there is nothing to eat.  There is a carton of milk and one of O.J.  But I am not thirsty.  I’m hungry.  There are bottles of salad dressing but no salad.  There are bags...

Lesson #1 -We had a large maple tree removed from our back yard today.  It was young, strong and promising of many years of summer shade.  That was the problem.  When in full leaf it turned our back yard into a green cavern where grass...

I am so depressed.  I just watched the 6:30 evening network news.  It wasn’t just the news about Ukraine or the terrorists in Nigeria trying to turn the clock back to 1500 AD.  That was bad enough.  But there was the addition of an endless...

I have a new definition of futility.  This morning I watched a hummingbird trying to get nectar from fake flowers my wife has on the porch.  If it isn’t real there isn’t anything worthwhile.  Many years ago I heard an entire sermon telling us not...

It was a glorious day in New England.  I took a book and sat outside.  It was perfect except I was continually interrupted by birds.  A steady stream of finches, sparrows, catbirds, robins and warblers kept interfering with my reading.  Those were nice interruptions compared...

Hummingbirds arrived at our house today.  We did not yet have a feeder in place on the breakfast room window but the hummingbirds came to the very place at the window where the feeder had been last year.   I continue to be amazed.  They are...