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what is yacht rock? – June 23, 2023

That's me at far right outside "Moon" cabin in Gitchee Gumey five years before this story. What is Yacht Rock? “Sailing, takes me away to where I've always heard it could be. Just a dream and the wind to carry me, soon I will be free...” Christopher Cross, “Sailing” For me Camp [...]

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seeking tigers – april 7, 2015

The beeps are more irregular now. They aren’t there to cause anyone to run. There will be no colored code, no carts and no soft-soled shoes hurrying along the polished linoleum floor that paves the hallway just outside the door. The beeps emitted from the heart monitor are only there to provide corroboration to [...]

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painting with light – march 30, 2014

They said he painted with light. Here’s the thing though, you can’t paint with light; you have to paint with, well, paint. Anyone who is familiar with Johannes Vermeer’s paintings, however, understands what is being said here. He is renowned for his masterly treatment and use of light in his [...]

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the first man in space – december 31, 2013

There are certain people in history that have changed things forever by virtue of being the first to do something of significance. Yuri Gagarin was one of those people. For centuries pundits, scientists and philosophers alike have formulated theories of what the world must look like from space. Until the 6th Century BC every [...]

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some higher plan – march 30, 2013

Another 8 x 10” envelope arrived today, the last in a series of ten. The contents of this envelope are of no surprise. Another college has accepted my daughter Chloe, making ten of ten. The list reads like a who’s who of design schools in the country. She has worked hard and has earned [...]

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