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Aware

The cooler temperatures of September in Nebraska bring about a particular silence around the house. At night, I no longer need to use an electric table fan to circulate air in the bedroom. The HVAC doesn’t cycle to air conditioning … Continue reading

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Being Present

The thoughts I have while I tap out these words are already history. One might say that one’s life consists entirely of memory. Even the one present moment that is so difficult to grasp. According to clinical, scientific researchers, our … Continue reading

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Silence Number Nine

I claim artistic or literary license when choosing the title for today’s ramble. I’ve pondered the topic of silence many times on this blog so this might be at least the ninth time doing so. Plus, I like the backhanded … Continue reading

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Sensitive

It was a mild afternoon by July in Nebraska standards. The sky was partly cloudy. There was a light breeze of about 10-miles-an-hour. The weather monitor read 81 degrees Fahrenheit with 42 percent relative humidity. A squirrel was chattering at … Continue reading

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Sense Aware

We seem to be having many more days and nights of high wind warnings lately. I do not recall the National Weather Service warning us of the possibility of wind speeds of over 50-miles-an-hour with such frequency. Their forecasts have … Continue reading

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Celebrate Life

Since you’re reading this sentence right now, you’ve made it to another hour, another day, another month, another year, another decade. That’s a pretty amazing accomplishment for your body and mind. Even if we only have a basic, rudimentary knowledge … Continue reading

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Don’t Hate, Meditate

One of the very few bumper stickers I’ve ever put on one of my cars was a very stark white one with blue lettering. It said, “Don’t Hate, Meditate”. It reflected perfectly my approach towards life back in the 1970s. … Continue reading

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