Tag Archives: dishonesty

Promising More Than You Can Perform

One of the most disappointing of betrayals is the failure of someone to follow through on a promise. All of us have probably been on the receiving end of such letdowns. On the other hand, most of us may have … Continue reading

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Pondering Excellence

About a dozen years ago a cousin by marriage (step-cousin?) returned home after a visit to his place of birth in Thailand. He brought back souvenirs as gifts for some of us in the US. He presented my father and … Continue reading

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Pretending

Do you remember the characters you imagined yourself to be during childhood playtimes? Did any of those pretended characters become a part of your adulthood? Sometimes I was the cowboy and sometimes the Indian in the clichéd game of Cowboys and … Continue reading

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Bamboozled

The email subject line simply announced, “Bamboozle”. At first, I thought the email might be yet another rant about the ongoing political controversy enveloping Washington D.C. and the rest of the nation these days. I decided to open the email anyway.  It … Continue reading

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Knavery

Sometimes antiquated, old fashioned sounding words are the most accurate form of communication.  Some of my favorites to describe many individuals in political circles these days include, mountebank, charlatain, swindler, double-dealer, fraud, villain, and best of all, knave. To call … Continue reading

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