Monthly Archives: January 2021

On Vacationing

There was no way to personally search for the extra camera memory card. I’m sure I lost it in the rental car. I was returning from vacationing in Toronto, so I couldn’t return to the rental agency to request that … Continue reading

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Opposites

The dark makes the light meaningful. Negative allows the positive to become electricity. Tension is relieved by calm. Error is corrected by truth. Our mental worlds exist in a sea of opposing concepts. Sometimes when the mind is idle, it’s … Continue reading

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Independent

Viable humans have four qualities that enable freedom: consciousness, self-awareness, creative imagination, and independent will. Together, these give us the power to respond, to choose, to adapt, and to evolve our views. These qualities are manifestations of mental clarity and … Continue reading

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On My Handwriting

Have you ever pondered your handwriting and tried to analyze it? Are there variations on its appearance at different times of day or when you’re under stress? Mine is smoother when I’m calm and more erratic after performing strenuous physical … Continue reading

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Basic Simplicity …Floral Friday

The timing, the conditions, and the materials all fell into place to help this week’s Floral Friday to work out according to plan. The basic idea was to assemble very simple arrangements using materials I already had on hand utilizing … Continue reading

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The Hugging Has Been Canceled

It’s been a couple of months shy of a year since the pandemic abridged many of our personal and social niceties. One of those that I greatly miss is hugging my friends. I’m a very tactile person. I like to … Continue reading

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Pondering Unity

“Where there is unity, there is always victory.”–Ancient Roman writer, Publilius Syrus We generally assume that unity is a social virtue that is used to build a better society, achieve social justice, and benefit humanity. We hear a stirring speech … Continue reading

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