Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

Sixty something, father, papi, educator, organizer, Francophile, traveler, amateur photographer, gardener, cyclist, kayaker, calligrapher, cinephile, reader, and overall renaissance type human being.

Hawks, squirrels, red fox, chipmunks, bunnies, and birds

Last week saw us staring wildly in the low sky above our home, in the locust tree, and seeing a hawk swoop down, grab a squirrel, and take off toward the east, flying over our house. That was a first! … Continue reading

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Spirtuality and learning from one’s progeny

To me, an inability to learn signifies that you are on the way out. I have met, in recent years, countless people who, despite their younger age, seem way older than I am. I have had my children tell me … Continue reading

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Random thoughts and the Tony Awards

I subscribe to all sorts of things in my e-mail and it is a mixed bag in terms of what it does. On one hand, it gives me all sorts of ideas and thoughts about things that might tickle my … Continue reading

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On being Laskowskied…

Life can be really weird! Years ago, a person I worked with when I was doing the French exchange, told me how she had been ‘shunned.’ This person was one of the most wonderful people I have ever met. She … Continue reading

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Ooni!

Ooni, formerly known as Uuni, probably changed because somehow Americans have difficulty with the double ‘u’ from the Finnish language. Ooni or Uuni caught my eye and that of our son, in the not so distant past. They produce a … Continue reading

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