Category Archives: Gadgets

Incompleteness

My across the street neighbor spent the entire Thursday afternoon washing and detailing his pickup truck. As an example of his efforts, he probably spent half an hour polishing each wheel. When he was finished with the vehicle, the truck … Continue reading

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Fragmented

Do you ever wonder about the workings of your brain as regarding thoughts and memories? Unless we’re absolutely focused upon a task or engaged in meditation, random memories, resentments, joys, and visions pop up, uninvited. Some eastern spiritual teachers call … Continue reading

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Satisfaction

Yesterday turned out to be a Monday of Mondays. The day began fine enough–pleasant weather, nice breakfast, and posting to the blog early. I then decided to do some planned yardwork. The shrubbery trimming task went faster than anticipated. The … Continue reading

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Illusion

I sit at my desk and tap on some keys. Letters form words, sentences, paragraphs, and a story. This activity appears on Microsoft’s “Notepad” so I can edit and proofread the product of my mental processes. When I try to … Continue reading

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Back To Basics

While grocery shopping the other day, I came across the kitchen tools display in the notions aisle. There was a brand of serving spoons, whisks, spatulas, and so forth called “Back To Basics”. The products were simple, sturdy, and without … Continue reading

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Trendy

Who hasn’t been tempted by something or someone trendy? Even if the curiosity was short-lived. Trends come about because of our love of novelty. We can be drawn in to some phenomenon because it reflects part of our personalities or … Continue reading

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Land Line Telephone Day

Just as I’ve been considering downsizing and consolidating my phone service, today’s commemoration happens. Today celebrates the first successful test of the telephone in 1876. That was when Alexander and Thomas Bell supposedly placed the first call and said, “Mr. … Continue reading

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