Month: May 2018

Weekly Message from T. J.

Staycation

So, Hawaii is one of the most popular vacation destinations in the world, right? Well, in the spirt of taking part in this worldwide phenomenon, I am taking a vacation in Hawaii this week!

Already I’ve had the chance to take in a jog around Diamond … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Short Days Ago

2018 marks a century since the end of the first World War, the Great War, The War to End All Wars. This last moniker, The War to End All Wars, is today often used as an indictment of the state of militarism around … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

Happy Returns

Did anybody notice? I think we all kind of missed something yesterday. I’m sure they won’t care, but we might owe a belated greeting of some kind. I’m sure they’ll understand, right?

See, some other things happened yesterday so we just kind of missed it. … read more.

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Crashing Tide

Anyone ever see real passion? I’m not talking about romantic, amorous passion. I’m talking about the kind of passion that sweeps into someone’s life and tugs, pushes, cajoles, and otherwise propels the afflicted toward something they hope to accomplish or attain. It can seem … read more.

Weekly Message from T. J.

The Thing with Feathers

“Hey there, buddies. How you doing? I’ll see you later, OK?”

These words, or those like them, are words we’re all used to hearing. Maybe someone speaks them when leaving a social situation. Maybe they’re said to children when a parent is leaving … read more.