Tag Archives: Future

Unconditionally Friendly…

I spent the weekend with my wife and with friends. Good friends. Best friends. Friends we have known for a long time. Friends whose children have become wonderful adults at the same time that ours have. Friends who have grown … Continue reading

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Eleanor Rigby…

We were driving to the airport on Friday. My wife, daughter and me. Reviewing and reminiscing…planning and preparing. It’s always an interesting conversation – what have we done, enjoyed and remembered. What will we do next week, differently and deliberately. … Continue reading

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Thinking Father…

It is Father’s Day today. And I miss my dad. Becoming a father was the most incredible, most wonderful and – at times – most scary thing ever. My children impress me and amaze me. They inspire me and fill … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day…

I had to travel to the North of England at short notice last Sunday. One of my sisters called to say that my mother was not well. I cancelled my scheduled US trip and caught a train. As my wife … Continue reading

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Immediate Value…

I was in Maryland last week. I learned a great deal. Including how to pronounce the state in question. I had assumed it was pronounced as if it was the ‘land’ of ‘Mary’ – two separate words joined together. I … Continue reading

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Leading Laggards…

Strangely enough, I found myself thinking a great deal last week about leading and lagging indicators. A leading indicator predicts a future event; a lagging indicator is only measurable after an event has taken place. Leading and lagging indicators originated … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning…

I woke up last Wednesday morning around 7:30am to the sound of my sister’s dogs barking. I was staying at my sister’s house in the North of England and had been for a week. Every morning her dogs were up … Continue reading

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