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Driving Life

My wife says that I’m a terrible driver. I hear all the ways and reasons why I am a bad driver the moment we pull out of the driveway. I drive too fast. I drive too slow. I drive to … Continue reading

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Gratitude: Third world edition

I spent my teenage years in a third world country. Running water was a luxury. Hot water was an extravagance. Shoes were optional for some but far too expensive for many. Flip-flops were considered shoes. New flip-flops were considered pricey … Continue reading

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A hole in dad’s bucket list

I miss my dad. I miss him more (he passed on nearly three years ago) when I think of the things that I could have done to make his final days more memorable for the both of us. Regrets are … Continue reading

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You look lost

…here is the agonizing truth about that haphazard encounter and what I suppose to be a fundamental flaw in my character – I will do it again! Continue reading

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All we need is love

We are suffering. Not just we as in me and my family and the people in my circle of family and friends but everyone in the world is suffering. Some of us suffer in silence. Others suffer and share their … Continue reading

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Killing the root to enjoy the fruits

Systemic oppression by a government who lauds its own efforts to indoctrinate and strip an indigenous people of its lands, culture and identity is a massive injustice. It happens all over the world. It happens because we are greedy and … Continue reading

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She’s only a woman to me

A culture of violence The revelation this week that former Manu Samoa and international rugby star Brian Lima had physically abused his ex-wife Lemalu Sina Retzlaff during and after their marriage was alarming but not unforeseen. Sure, no one can … Continue reading

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