Category Archives: Lifelet

Lifelet: Adult questions from a grand

Our oldest grand daughter wanted to go to church with us on Palm Sunday.  She loves sitting in the choir loft with her grandmother.  Sometimes she listens to the singing.  Sometimes she draws in her coloring book.  What I didn’t … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Painting with the Grands

Along with painting myself into existence, I am joyfully introducing two of my grand children into the joys of acrylic abstract painting. What amazed me as I started “guiding” them into acrylic painting was the many questions I asked of … Continue reading

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Lifelet: A Blog a Day

I need to write myself into existence – again. During times of stress I realize that I am not writing enough.  More importantly, I am not writing enough about topics other than business. One of my favorite books is A … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Photosynthesis

“What is the world according to Skip?” asked Gifford Booth early in our journey together in the TAI Tell course. “Beats me” I replied trying to generate a little time to think. “Instead of trying to tell me, why don’t … Continue reading

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Lifelet: The Masters Lifts My Spirits Again

I am a terrible golfer.  I am a subscriber to the philosophy of “golf is a good walk spoiled.” Yet, I love to watch golf in person at the great golf courses.  Augusta National and The Masters Tournament are my … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Data Visualization to the Max

I attended the Institute for System Biology Future of Health Symposium 2019. If I use the scale of WUKID (Wisdom Understanding Knowledge Information and Data) I barely functioned somewhere between the data and information level.  I heard the words and I … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Banistas

I am spending a lot of time in the South Lake Union neighborhood in Seattle.  One of the joys of visiting this area is encountering the banistas of Amazon. When I see the sign I know that free bananas are … Continue reading

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Lifelet: Behold the tooth fairy

The circle of life continues.  One of our grand children lost her first front tooth.  However, she lost it on a visit to Canada.  A text storm ensued as my daughter wondered what she should do about the tooth fairy.  … Continue reading

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Lifelet: What’s your aspiration?

Coach:  What is your aspiration? Skip: I thought that was pretty clear, I want to be able to walk normally again so I can hike in the mountains. Coach: That sounds more like a goal than an aspiration. Skip: No, … Continue reading

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Little Girls and Puddles

“Boots or tennis shoes,” I asked. “Boots, Grand dad.  I might find some puddles,” Alice replied. It didn’t take long to find that puddle. Silly me, we live in Seattle. My focus was on Alice tripping lightly through the puddle. … Continue reading

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