Tag Archives: Jim

Why I Hate “Bucket Lists”

    The term “bucket list” appears to have originated as a type of sorting algorithm in computer programming. Since an eponymous 2007 film, it has come to stand for a checklist of things to do before one dies. In any … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Family

Three years ago. The crest of a hill down to a frozen pond that was part of the family home and land Jim nurtured.  At the left is one of three antique blue-green sheds which were settled on a slope … Continue reading

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(Weekly Photo Challenge) A Failure of Focus

I believe grief is often marked by a loss of focus (not to mention loss of physical objects).   I am coming to believe that successfully navigating life with grief (as nearly all of us must do) involves regaining focus–on … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Love Most Fowl

The challenge this week is to find love in a photograph. It doesn’t get much easier than that. Except for crime scene photographs which make their way into my day job, not many pictures in my life fail to express … Continue reading

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