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Grieving for Newton, CT December 14, 2012

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Blogging.
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This morning, families all across the United States got their children ready for school, packed lunches (or gave them lunch money), walked them to the bus stop (or dropped them off), and otherwise went about their normal routine. This was just another school day for many families.

Tonight, however, there are families in Newton, CT that are grieving the loss of their children, along with several school officials, at the hands of a gunman. In a matter of hours, the national attention has shifted to the horrific acts of one man, and the countless lives that his actions have permanently altered. Having worked in Connecticut in recent years, and seeing the names of the various communities as part of my regular job, I can remember the people and places… vividly.

I’m grieving for Newton, CT.

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Are You a Rock? April 2, 2008

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Love.
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“And a rock feels no pain. And an island never cries.”

If you are, should you be the subject of envy, or pity?