Author Archives: Skip Walter

Lifelet: The Three Stages of a Catholic Mass

On a recent Sunday, we had the present of the presence of our oldest grandchild. Young Alice was kind enough to join us for the 10am mass. As we snuggled into the last row of the church, Alice climbed on … Continue reading

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The Lost Boy – Living Legacy

“I’ve asked the Chili Boys here tonight to help me tell this story. It’s someone else’s story to be sure but in the telling we’ve now become part of it. We’re now part of the fabric of the thing so … Continue reading

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Breaking the Book – in book form

Sometimes the absurdity of academics cracks me up. I came across a wonderful post this morning about the changing nature of history and the humanities – “Millions of Sources: the disruption of history and the humanities?” Brian Matthews introduced his … Continue reading

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Reflecting: Our Closest Friend

Reflecting Reading of the Day: Barrows, Anita; Macy, Joanna (2009-10-29). A Year with Rilke: Daily Readings from the Best of Rainer Maria Rilke (p. 6). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition. Our Closest Friend Several colleagues twenty years ago formed a group called … Continue reading

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Reflecting: The Impermanence We Are

Reflecting Reading of the Day: Barrows, Anita; Macy, Joanna (2009-10-29). A Year with Rilke: Daily Readings from the Best of Rainer Maria Rilke (p. 5). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition. The Impermanence We Are Many years ago while building medical information systems … Continue reading

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Reflecting: Life’s Bestowal of Riches

Reflecting Reading of the Day: Barrows, Anita; Macy, Joanna (2009-10-29). A Year with Rilke: Daily Readings from the Best of Rainer Maria Rilke (p. 4). HarperCollins. Kindle Edition. Life’s Bestowal of Riches As I move into the last trimester of … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur’s 12 Step Program

With deepest respect to the 12 Step program for recovery, which has meant so much to family members, friends and colleagues in their daily struggle in recovery, I draw from the program to poke a little fun at those of … Continue reading

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