Tag Archives: Ambition


When the promised and much-touted GI Bill of Rights proved logistically inadequate to my college ambitions and my father was opposed and unhelpful to them; I turned in desperation for help from my then grown siblings. I’d done the math … Continue reading

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On Building Heaven on Earth

Busy! Busy! Busy! We are all so very busy building our own personal Heaven on Earth. But soon the hand of the Almighty reaches down from the clouds, pinches you by the scruff of the neck and lifts you away, … Continue reading

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Heaven On Earth

Soon as I’m done building Heaven on Earth I’m going to drop dead. Does that sound like someone you know?

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Are You My Mother?

Why do I feel guilty about not writing?

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