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Archive: December 2011

December 29 2011

Next in line for my “year in review” posts . . . Twitter.* My 2011 Blogging Year in Review My 2012 New Year’s Resolutions As I traveled back through a year full of tweets I was struck by how much I tweet. I know[…]

December 28 2011

Like so many of us, whenever I get to the end of a calendar year, I am always surprised how quickly the year has gone by. I am not a big journaler of the pen and paper variety, but I have been[…]

December 27 2011

Every year for a few days after Christmas my wife and I look at the gifts piled under the tree and think to ourselves, “Good gravy, where the heck are we going to PUT all of this stuff?” With three[…]

December 26 2011

One of my many ongoing projects, the Be the Change series highlights fascinating who people I meet during my travels. These are folks who are doing the hard work of changing the world for the better by living our their passions[…]

December 23 2011

Like many people celebrating Christmas, whether as a spiritual discipline or social experience, there is no calm before the storm for me. In fact, it seems like Christmas Eve EVE might even be the storm before the calm. Every year I commit[…]

December 22 2011

For the past 20+ years the interfaith community has organized a Vigil for the Homeless Dead each year during the Christmas season. Held last night, right across the street from San Francisco’s City Hall, this is a time for people[…]

December 18 2011

One of my many ongoing projects, the Be the Change series highlights fascinating who people I meet during my travels. These are folks who are doing the hard work of changing the world for the better by living our their passions[…]

December 12 2011

I realize that it is a tad bit cliché that my children naturally remind me of so many obvious truths in life, but so what, they do. My youngest child is notorious in our house for her creative spirit and[…]

December 9 2011

[photo: bartelomeus] With recent developments in the Presbyterian Church (USA) regarding changes in our constitution – AKA Amendment 10a – that now make it possible for openly LGBTQ folks to be ordained into leadership, there has been quite a bit of finger-pointing and[…]

December 5 2011

If you are over the 30 you have probably said these words out loud or in your head to someone younger thanst thyself, Don’t post any picture of you drinking and carrying on because someday, a potential employer is going to see it and[…]

December 2 2011

Lest anyone begin to think that I have lost the ability to make outlandish statements about pop culture, expose my cinematic proclivities or open myself up to ridicule about my love of all things Debbie Gibson and Titanic, never fear. With[…]

December 1 2011

[moor-ing] one’s stability or security 21 years ago, on a chilly Saturday San Francisco morning in December, my lovely bride and I gathered with our family and friends to get all hitched and stuff.  With tears flowing – born of shock AND joy – we[…]