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My extended family and several acquaintances have told me that I have a cheerful disposition. I suppose they are correct to a certain extent. I go about the day smiling at strangers and driving courteously. However, people who know me … Continue reading

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Reflections For Ethics Awareness Month 2022

Many of us rely upon someone or a belief system when formulating our personal sets of ethics. This may range from the fear of punishment by authority figures or an omniscient being on the one hand to philosophical learning and … Continue reading

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“His person, you know, was fine, his stature exactly what one would wish, his deportment easy, erect and noble.”–Thomas Jefferson I picked up my old copy of Miss Manners: Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior because I haven’t referred to it … Continue reading

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Public Behavior

My friends Patrick and Linda have a new baby named Emma. As is the case with many infants, Emma is quite vocal with her high-pitched cries for attention. Patrick, Linda, and I fell into a conversation about Emma’s various types … Continue reading

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“Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow’s joy is possible only if today’s makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.”–Andre Gide … Continue reading

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Bold Ponderings

I’m wearing an orange polo shirt. The color is similar to the shade of orange that attracts the attention of police. Orange, specifically burnt orange brings me great joy. I used to own a 1974 Honda Civic painted the shade … Continue reading

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“Until we stop harming one another and other sentient beings we will remain savages.” The saying from my old guru goes to the heart of high ethical standards. High standards, looked at from a different angle is etiquette. Emily Post … Continue reading

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