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Untitled...just thinking
3/10/2007 12:43:33 PM
This is the second blog I've had, the other one fizzled big time, but this may be a better venue.

Several months ago, while having coffee with a friend, we were talking about my upcoming retirement. Deb, thats her name, asked if there was anything I was passionate about, and I knew there were only a few things that I really liked wrapping my life around. The first was doing whatever I could to help in tough causes; like HIV/AIDS, Affordable Housing and the slow and disappearing middle class. These are tough issues, individually and collectively it's a matter of spreading ones self so thinly that everything looks like a band-aide affect, with little or no results.

My other passion is writing, something that has consumed a great deal of my heart and soul for the last 15 years...longer if you count the years I spent writing radio commercials and press releases. My love is for poetry, short stories and essays; somewhere in that mix I may 'rant' and 'rave' about current or pressing issues, which can be cathartic and healing...sometimes.

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