Category Archives: Friendship

Intergenerational

Are you old enough to remember the kerfuffle over the statement, “Don’t trust anyone over 30”? I used to think that John Lennon of the Beatles said it first. My friends tell me that Lennon only repeated it. I’ve heard … Continue reading

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International Day Of Peace

One of the most disturbing, non-peaceful things about today, is that the vast majority of the world’s inhabitants are not aware that today is the International Day of Peace. At the very most, major news organizations may have a short … Continue reading

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Encouragement

The general manager at one of the companies that employed me circulated a memo regarding encouragement. In it, he stated that he did not believe in providing it. Since the employees were engaged in a profession that we chose and … Continue reading

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Something About Enthusiasm

I normally cut the grasses in the yard myself, but I haven’t been able to do so because of a back injury. So, yesterday I hired a man and his two sons to do the work. The family normally cuts … Continue reading

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Lifelong Learning

Like most normal American adolescents, I was thrilled to graduate from high school. At the same time, there were a few classes that I would miss. They were in subjects I didn’t necessarily excel in, yet learning and researching them … Continue reading

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Today Is Dog Day

Happy Dog Day to you. This is the equal time day that compliments Cat Day on August 8th. Today is when we pay special attention to our canine friends. It doesn’t matter whether the dog is purebred or a mixture … Continue reading

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Dignity

Dignity is a virtue that shows externally and felt internally. It’s not pomposity nor a fa├žade. We recognize a person with dignity right away. One of the most dignified persons I’ve ever had the privilege to meet was my former … Continue reading

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