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Genesis Evolution

By Jim McCloskey When I was a student, it generally upset me when a class came nowhere close to completing its agenda.  This was especially true in college, but it even reached back into high school, when I’d feel almost … Continue reading

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Please Stop By!

  By Jim McCloskey I have two main objectives in asking you step on over to the WaterShapes booth during this year’s International Pool|Spa|Patio Expo in Orlando: [ ] First, I want to chat with you about WaterShapes.com and get … Continue reading

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The New WaterShapes.com!

By Jim McCloskey I celebrated another birthday on September 9, and one of the coolest gifts I received was the word that a major renovation of WaterShapes.com was ready for final review – and would, crossing that hurdle, be ready … Continue reading

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Another Look

By Jim McCloskey Before I walk away from my little series of blogs on big transitions, I want to call attention to renovations, which I consider to be both a generational phenomenon as well as the greatest potential source of … Continue reading

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Generational Shifts

By Jim McCloskey Ever since I completed my last WaterShapes World entry – the one on the passing of Herman Silverman and John Kelley, Jr. – I’ve found myself thinking about the coincidence of their having been 30 years apart … Continue reading

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Sad Partings

By Jim McCloskey Two recent obituaries caught my eye, one for Herman Silverman, who passed away in May at age 97, the other for John Kelley Jr., who was just 67 when he died in June. I don’t believe I … Continue reading

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A Sinking Feeling

By Jim McCloskey I’ve seen something of the future, and I’m afraid this part of it at least is going to be very, very sad. We’ve just returned from a glorious vacation that took me and Judy to Venice, Italy, … Continue reading

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