Monthly Archives: February 2018

Further Thoughts on Death & Dying, Good and Bad

So, I had been intending to write a piece about “redesigning the Death Spiral” and the concept of A Good Death. And right then, I got walloped upside the head and heart with a Bad Death. In the simplest terms, … Continue reading

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An Infatuation (2 versions)

Our guest blogger, my grandfather, G.M.C.Massey wrote multiple versions of some of his stories in the various manuscripts of his memoirs. Here is an instance of 2 versions of the same events — with only one significant variation, leaving the … Continue reading

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Countdown Commencing…

Less than 2 weeks remain until I return to SXSWedu again. I’m excited about returning to what I describe as the “Land of A-Ha’s” where creativity and learning come together in a dazzling display of keynote talks, featured speakers, panel … Continue reading

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Goodbye and Godspeed, Gwen

words won’t bring her back. tears can’t wash away the pain. a hole in my heart… My sweet, wonderful cousin, Gwen died this past week, and is winging away from us now. She had just traveled to San Angelo for … Continue reading

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heartbroken — no words

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“Let the words be yours — I’m done with mine.”

A modern American hero died this week — farewell to John Perry Barlow: poet, essayist, cyber-libertarian, song lyricist, cattle rancher and all-around amazing adult. I’d rather not try to write any more words about such an incredible writer. There are … Continue reading

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Sick Call

I hate being sick. That’s exactly what I have been since Monday. And while I may have thought it was just a sinus infection or a cold at first, it seems all too obvious by now that I am battling … Continue reading

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Memories of my Uncle, Tom Cade Massey

My uncle, Tom Massey, died this week at age 86, another reminder that we are all temporary here. His memorial service is being held today in his native San Angelo, Texas where family and friends will gather to see him … Continue reading

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