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Human Beings Week

During the past twelve months or so, I’ve attended four funerals and received the obituaries of three more people who live far away. I’ve attended two weddings and received one additional invitation but did not attend because it took place … Continue reading

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Thinking About Loyalty

The ancient Roman historian Suetonius documented the fate of Julius Caesar. He wrote that the soothsayer Spurinna warned the ruler in mid-Februarius (February) that 30-days hence were to be perilous and that the danger would end on the Ides of … 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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Returning Borrowed Stuff

A couple of days ago, while waiting in line to check out a couple of books from the library, I couldn’t help overhearing the patron in front of me getting chewed out.  Apparently she was trying to weasel out of … Continue reading

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Kindness, Again And Again

It seems that I write something about kindness quite frequently on this blog.  It’s something for which I don’t regret.  There are too many instances of selfishness and cruelty, so kindness needs to be put out into the World in … 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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I Want To Make You Happy

That elusive emotional state of happiness is not acquired by chasing after it.  Authentic happiness arises from within, when we stop grasping after it.  One of the best ways to allow happiness to arise is to enable other people’s happiness.  … Continue reading

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