Category Archives: Meanderings

Dignity

Dignity is a virtue that shows externally and felt internally. It’s not pomposity nor a façade. 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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The Perfect Life

The question came out of the blue from Jorge during a quiet spell last week. “I’m not asking this as a mere conversation starter: If you could choose the perfect life, would you choose the life you have now?” That’s … Continue reading

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Pretending

Do you remember the characters you imagined yourself to be during childhood playtimes? Did any of those pretended characters become a part of your adulthood? Sometimes I was the cowboy and sometimes the Indian in the clichéd game of Cowboys and … Continue reading

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It’s Cat Day

Why is International Cat Day celebrated during the dog days of summer when it could just as well happen any other time? That’s the mystery question of the day. It may well remain a mystery, at least to me. The … Continue reading

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Breaking Free

The last car payment I made was in early 2003. I had paid two payments at a time whenever I could, so my present car was fully my own almost a year before the due date of the loan. In … Continue reading

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On Friendship Day

Some of our holidays commemorate controversial events or people, that’s just the way things are. There are at least a few unofficial holidays that I believe should be official and hold a much more prominent place on our calendars. Foremost … Continue reading

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What’s OK About You?

Yesterday my boyfriend leaned back on the sofa and began listing some of the things he likes about me. While, I’m not a humble braggart nor do I fish for compliments, it was very pleasant to hear his positive opinions … Continue reading

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