Category Archives: sports

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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Politics

Have you noticed that the amount of time turned over to political campaigning, particularly for the U.S. Presidency has continually increased each election cycle? It seems that before the voting is complete, mentions are already made for the next election. … Continue reading

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With Passion

“Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals, for the most part governed by the impulse of passion.”–Alexander Hamilton I happened upon the above quote while scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed. It was instantly relate-able not only to social media culture, … Continue reading

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Electrifying

Our way of learning about dangers is often described as a child touching a hot stove. The toddler learns to avoid doing that again. I distinctly remember a moment like that happening when I was five-years-old. I was checking out the … Continue reading

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The Underdog

I’ve been wondering about successful people who like to call themselves underdogs. Is this some sort of psychological trick they pull on themselves to encourage further success or do they lay claim to being underdogs as public relations fiction? In … Continue reading

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Evaluate, Evaluate

A couple of weeks ago, my Giants ended the regular season with a loss to arch-rival Dodgers. It was a bitter-sweet day for coach Bruce Bochy because it was also his last game of his two-and-a-half-decades long baseball career. Sports … Continue reading

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Sweatshirt Days

I finally got around to hanging my  short sleeved and the aloha shirts to the far end of the closet pole and bringing the heavy-fabric long sleeved shirts within easy reach. Meantime, the polo-style pullovers are packed away, and the … Continue reading

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