Monthly Archives: April 2011

Herkamer and Gertrude and the Double Bind Part 2

  Herkamer’s boss put him in a difficult situation when he would say, “Make more sales, but don’t make more sales.” Of course it’s the old double bind, and most people are unaware when they order them, but when Herkamer’s … Continue reading

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Herkamer and Gertrude and the Double Bind

  Herkamer was having trouble at work. It seems that his boss could never quite make up his mind as to exactly what he wanted to do, and he would take it out on Herkamer. For example, his boss would … Continue reading

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Until Lightning Strikes

  Flashes across the sky illuminating settings that momentarily are unseen; Jagged bolts of electricity piercing the darkness with power to generate cities with magnificent displays of energy that when harnessed changes lives and moves people to places never before … Continue reading

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Restlessness

  He can’t sleep, and she tosses and turns. The bills, the job, the marriage, the children, the parents: They just cannot stop thinking about them. He tries counting sheep, and she reads until her eyes are blurry. No matter … Continue reading

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Herkamer and Gertrude and The Boat

  Herkamer sat watching a baseball game on television when a commercial appeared that said, “Why are you sitting on the couch when you could be out with your family on an exciting boat?” Herkamer couldn’t answer that question, but … Continue reading

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Almost

  People hear and say the following all the time. “I almost bought this, or I almost went there. I almost told him, and I almost told her. The other day when the boss said…I almost quit, and when she … Continue reading

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Speaking Beyond the Grave

  The vintage photographs of those who lived in the 1920’s, 30’s. 40’s and 50’s are stationed within glass cabinets in the midst of a high school foyer. Some were in the band, others played on the football team, and … Continue reading

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