Monthly Archives: June 2011

Friday Good News — June 24, 2011 — No small potatoes

Steve Garnaas-Holmes, my East Coast buddy from the Montana Logging and Ballet Company, responded to last week’s post about my losing height. He wrote: You’re lucky you just plain lost your height. Most people I’m around don’t lose it; they … Continue reading

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Friday Good News — June 17, 2011 — Sick about Wellness

I failed the Wellness test. Every year the insurance company for state employees bribes us into taking a battery of wellness tests. I did fine on the things that don’t count much, like heart rate, blood pressure, and all the … Continue reading

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Friday Good News — June 10, 2011 — The Times are a-Changin’

Heraclitus of Ephesus was a Greek philosopher (540 to 480 BCE) who wasn’t from Greece, but lived in a town in what is now Turkey. In his treatise “On the Universe,” he wrote this observation: “You could not step twice … Continue reading

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Friday Good News — June 3, 2011 — Silence is Fool’s-Golden

Silence has gotten a bad rap. It used to be that there were proverbs like “Silence is golden,” but I bet you haven’t heard anybody say that in a long time. In the Bible, Proverbs (17:28) counsels us, “Even a … Continue reading

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