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Buying Stuff

“Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.”–Kurt Vonnegut I had started the process of sending greeting cards to family and friends a couple of weeks ago … Continue reading

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Pondering Privacy

“This website stores cookies on your device. These cookies are used to improve your browsing experience and to provide more personalized service to you–both on this site and through other sources. To find out more about this policy, see our … Continue reading

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During a break in the late morning activities, the replica bust of Augustus Caesar in a corner of the living room caught my eye. Due to my mellow mood, I contemplated the artifact. Augustus is considered one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Create Something

I dreamt that I had invented and marketed a portable solar window adapter. It was a two part device so that it could be used on two windows at once. It terminated with an electrical outlet so the user could … Continue reading

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Radio Commercials

The thing about radio broadcasting listeners hate most are the seemingly endless commercials.  I was keenly aware of this fact because radio advertising revenue enabled my career and my weekly paycheck.  The production and playing of radio commercials were activities … Continue reading

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False Speech

In our quietest moments our past actions sometimes bubble up into our consciousness.  Some of the most profound actions we perform are those times when we talk or write.  I feel a knot in my gut when I recall that … Continue reading

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Toot Your Own Horn?

Many years ago, when I first began my career in broadcasting, the advertising manager addressed a staff meeting.  He made a statement that has stuck with me ever since then.  “If you want to get anywhere in life,  you have … Continue reading

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