Author Archives: John Schroeder

About John Schroeder

A spiritual pilgrim...who also happens to be a professional writer...one who enjoys sharing stories of his encounters along the way. Most days, those encounters are occurring in and around my community in Manchester, MO (St. Joseph Parish). For more about my commercial experience, see my Personal Links below. http://www.corpwrite.com/ http://www.linkedin.com/in/corpwrite https://withusstill.wordpress.com/

Today’s find: Towering

We waited in silence ten years or more for the bell to ring. Then in the pre-dawn darkness of a late-Advent morning it tolled, at a notably non-liturgical hour.

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Today’s find: Buzzards & burros

I’ve been inside The Joint often enough not to ever expect an inviting welcome. But yesterday’s approach was something else.

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Today’s find: Hope

“Well, this is weird,” I said to myself…because there was absolutely no one else in the room with me, watching a recent World Cup match on TV.

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Today’s find: Obscured

In my haste, I was sorely tempted to do something truly foolish the other morning.

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Today’s find: Static cling

To their delight, the Grandsons took in an unexpected lesson in static electricity the other day.

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Today’s find: Kintsugi

Perhaps not surprisingly, our matriarch’s 95th birthday celebration morphed into a time of “family archeology” the other day.

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Today’s find: Notice

For a moment or two, I had the disturbing feeling that I’d been forced to time-travel – transported against my will to “caveman days.”

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Today’s find: Paywall

I think I might be forgiven…for resenting this latest attempt at extortion.

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Today’s find: Pumpkin Spice

Our “porch pumpkin” didn’t quite make it to Halloween.

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Today’s find: Not Sorry

“Sorry, dear Granddaughter. But sometimes, life just isn’t fair.”

If only I’d been this gracious and wise when my luck turned (and hers soured) the other day.

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