Category Archives: Youth

Aloof?

I was quite a shy boy throughout my school years, so I didn’t know that classmates believed I was stuck up and aloof until I reached twelfth grade. The realization triggered a life-long exploration of self-improvement and personal development. To … Continue reading

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Skillfulness

I decided to take a short break from viewing watch repair-servicing videos and switch subject matter to another fiddly topic of personal interest. I searched for “master model car builders”. This subject interested me because I used to assemble 1/25th … Continue reading

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The Protagonists

While chatting with my friend Jonathan earlier this week, the topic of subjectivity came up. Specifically people’s inner lives and how they see themselves engaging in the world. Jonathan described how he has envisioned himself as a professional basketball player. … Continue reading

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The Marble

Old school personal development personality Earl Nightingale once told a story about a glass marble. Nightingale related how he had been hogging the conversation with a friend. He eventually noticed the friend was looking over Nightingale’s shoulder seemingly bored. He … Continue reading

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Good Radio People

I awakened quite early in the wee hours of the morning and couldn’t fall back to sleep so I got out of bed and started writing this post. The mind was active recalling the minutia of a typical shift at … 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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Impermanent

While wheeling the trash container from the curb to the back yard, I noticed a dragonfly carcass in an orb spider’s web on the side of the house. The irony of a predator caught in the web of another predator … Continue reading

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