Can we get a life over here?

I Mean Really… To paraphrase an old country tune: “It’s moving time again…” This is the season when a considerable number of church musicians find themselves “leavin’…on a jet plane…” and they know they won’t be comin’ back again. At Creator (did I mention I’m the publisher?), because our readership is so…

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Insert Tab A…

Into Slot B… Ok…old guy rant coming…duck while you can… When I was…um…younger, everything came with instructions. Some of the instructions were well nigh indecipherable, but still… Some things (like assemble yourself office furniture) came with the actual tools you needed as well. Software came with manuals. OK…hardly anybody ever…

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Got a card?

Updating An Old Tradition… I have always resisted carrying business cards. There are a number of reasons for this, the primary one of which is probably that it is one more thing to carry around. When I carried a Palm phone, I could carry everybody’s information with me, and, after Allan…

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In a moment…

In the twinkling of an eye… Change is inevitable. From an organism’s standpoint, if you are not growing, you are dying. From a systems standpoint (thanks to Margaret Marcuson whose new book Leaders Who Last is a helpful read…more on that another time…) any change initiates a Newtonian stress toward re-establishing a “balanced order.”…

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Wo ist Vern?

Missed Opportunity… Last weekend I missed a family reunion. Bummer! I have 8 other cousins on my mother’s side…we are the “second generation” (actually 3rd generation Californians, all) and we decided, at my father’s funeral, that we needed to get together once a year for reasons other than weddings and…

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18 Holes

Side By Side… Friday today, and I played golf. My running gag used to be that I had played golf several times in my life and never hit 100…(pause)…and never played the back nine. First time I ever played was with my cousin Jack on the 9 hole course in…

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