Category Archives: Life after end of Career

Something Has Changed

It is a Friday night.  I am alone and at home.  I had four other options this evening, three of them in Kansas City.  I just couldn’t do it again.  Tonight would have been the third day in a row … Continue reading

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Differences between NZ and the US

Mum Lil asked me what I noticed about New Zealand that is different from home, other than the accent.  The terrain and climate vary so much from place to place in the US that I suppose someplace could be found … Continue reading

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Partying with Uni Kids in NZ

That’s University or College in NZ jargon.  In NZ, College equals High School.  I am sitting in a Café area at Hamilton University while Ngaire is in a class she is taking.  It is less than an hour away from … Continue reading

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The Road to Otorohanga

It’s not exactly The Road to Santiago, but it’s my Pilgrimage.  There was spectacularly beautiful fog along the way, hills and trees looked like islands in an ocean of white.  I have lots of pictures, but I need a little more … Continue reading

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Started It With Dread – Ended With Peace

I dreaded putting the CD in the portable player, but I just needed to do it.  I had never listened to it other than to listen to the first section for use at the Memorial Service I led for her … Continue reading

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Soon To Enter Time Warp!

It dawned on me today that I will be losing completely, Sunday, February 27th, 2011.  It will simply not exist.  It will never exist for me.  When I leave the planet, I will have lived a life without a Sunday, February … Continue reading

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145 Pounds Tries to Tell 1150 Pounds What To Do

Rocket was not going to go through that muddy gate area.  He just wasn’t.  He argued and argued and turned away or refused to move until following Kira’s instructions, I finally got him to cooperate.  Then there was the stream … Continue reading

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