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Hanging Out

I finally learned to accept introversion as one of my personality traits a couple of years after taking a part-time job in Norfolk, Nebraska. I had not yet moved from Wayne, where I was last employed. Also, I was in-between … Continue reading

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It’s Moon Day!

Great-aunt Emma reacted to news of the Apollo Eleven landing with horror. She firmly believed that the Moon would soon fall from the sky and shatter itself onto the Earth like a Christmas tree ornament. No amount of logical reasoning … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Suffering is one way we process pain. Suffering is increased by attachment and holding on. Hence liberation is enhanced by non-attachment or letting go. Some students of personal growth interpret these statements to mean that we shouldn’t be materialistic. That … Continue reading

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A Growing Friendship

I’m in the process of beginning a new friendship. Having written that sentence, I just want sit here and ponder its implications, and meanings. When you’re fully aware of the process of making friends with another human being, you feel … Continue reading

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On Friendship Day

Some of our holidays commemorate controversial events or people, that’s just the way things are. There are at least a few unofficial holidays that I believe should be official and hold a much more prominent place on our calendars. Foremost … Continue reading

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Thinking About Bromance

Jorge and I share a closeness that sometimes borders on the contemporary definition of “bromance”.  Physical, geographical distance keeps our relationship from evolving into a full-fledged “bromantic” relationship. “Bromance” isn’t just a new way of saying, “best friends”, it’s an … Continue reading

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