Monthly Archives: July 2011

Our Journey to the Grave

Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and … Continue reading

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Before and After

  The picture on the left is of the redwood tree I talked about last week. Andy had nurtured it from a seedling for the past 20 years. The picture on the right was taken last Monday, when we were … Continue reading

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New Memories

This was a picture of the oldest of Andy’s redwood trees. It was growing about a foot a year and was about 20 feet tall when it burned in the fire. He got it years ago as a seedling from … Continue reading

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The Quality of Our Lives

  If I believe anything it’s that The quality of our lives depends on how we focus our energy and our attention. —Traits of Stress-Hardy, Resilient People So when our place in the mountains burned down June 26 and we … Continue reading

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