Category Archives: cultural highlights

Gratitude

One of the science teachers at Irving Junior High in Lincoln, Nebraska liked to remind us seventh graders at the time, to never stop learning and to live one’s life with intellectual curiosity, humility, and gratitude. His “hypothesis of happiness” … Continue reading

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Pondering Benevolence

The workings of the human mind are as mysterious as they are ubiquitous. By looking at the face of someone, it’s difficult or maybe impossible to figure out what he is thinking or planning. Each human is a maze of … Continue reading

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Hello!

Hello! Most likely, I’ve just greeted ten people simply by posting today’s blog page. Today is World Hello Day. The commemoration encourages us to greet ten people today. Technically, I probably met my personal goal by simply adding the thumbnail … Continue reading

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Mental Balance And The Capitol Building

I’ve long had a curiosity about the differences between subjectivity and objectivity. I’ve had an innate need to understand the mind and how it interfaces with material objects. Looking within, I analyze the perception I have about the synergy of … Continue reading

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Use Less

I glanced at the Facebook meme about clutter and momentarily confused the words “use less” instead of the word “useless”. I grinned and realized that, in a way, the phrase is related to the adjective more than we might believe. … Continue reading

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Cleaning My Teddys

I decided to go through a small box containing non-functioning watches, cheap plastic watches that need batteries, and various parts, bracelets, and straps. I came across a badly scarred Armitron plastic sports watch that I cast aside because a new … Continue reading

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Together Or Apart

While raking leaves and twigs from the yard, my mind wandered as it usually does while doing manual, domestic chores. Wouldn’t it be great to have someone help with this drudgery? Then I remembered that raking the yard is a … Continue reading

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