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IPOY

Fred Rogers sometimes included the letters “IPOY” at the bottom of his written correspondence to remind recipients “I’m Proud of You!” Those four little words have made a huge difference in my life. I remind my loved ones with those … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

I just read a comment to me from a friend in response to a line in a poem I’d written and shared at http://Poetscorner.com. The line was: “I was lost” He commented something to the effect of: “Were you? You … Continue reading

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A 5-Run Homer!

In 2012 I experienced a most unusual baseball game between the Giants and the Yankees. During it I got to see a 5-run homer, a batter run the bases backwards, players skipping in the outfield and doing somersaults in the … Continue reading

Posted in Beauty, Children, Commitment, Compassion, Connection/Connecting, Fun, Heroes, Humor, Inspiring, Kindness, Love, Making the World a Better Place, My Written Works Misc., Non-fiction Stories I've Written, Non-Fiction Writing I've Done, Youth | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

I Like This Little Guy! Fly, My Friend! Fly!

At his request, each morning three-year-old Ray’s mother pinned a bath towel to the back shoulders of his size two T-shirt. Immediately in his young imaginative mind the towel became a brilliant magic blue and red cape. And he became … Continue reading

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“I Don’t Want To Listen Either”

Little Johnny was in kindergarten. There was a another boy in his class who wasn’t listening to the teacher. The teacher said to the boy, “Since you don’t want to listen, you sit at that table by yourself.” After a … Continue reading

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“It Was A Love Thing”

Here is a great example of kindness being love in action: Teacher Danielle Caroll lost her ring but was pretty sure she knew which garbage truck it was in. She left a note on the truck about it and to … Continue reading

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Paradise

My beloved wife and I spent today in paradise. We walked in an ancient redwood forest along a large creek with clear flowing water, small waterfalls, and deep pools. All around us towered my favorite tree as we walked among … Continue reading

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