Tag Archives: inertia

Risky

I quickly skimmed my mental checklist: insulated boots, medium-weight parka, mittens-not gloves, and snow scoop. Clearing the driveway was on the agenda. I had decided to shovel the ridge of snow that forms a few feet away from the garage … Continue reading

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Taking A Detour

Everyone who drives a motor vehicle knows the beautiful feeling of inertia when cruising a smooth, well-designed highway. The conditions seem perfect–light traffic, lovely weather conditions, the engine purring as it powers the vehicle across the tarmac. Then a glitch … Continue reading

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What About Familiarity?

To be familiar with someone or something can bring complacency or comfort depending upon the situation and level of awareness. This thought came to me a couple of weeks ago while observing some of my fellow Norfolkans milling around in … Continue reading

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Prisoners Of Ourselves

Have you ever felt like you’re trapped in a life situation that offers no release? Do you ever feel like you’re a prisoner? Assuming that you are not an actual inmate in a jail or penitentiary, do you have any … Continue reading

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Thinking About Comfort Zones

The first time I ever saw the phrase “Comfort Zone” was on the old thermostat for the furnace in my old apartment. Since then, I usually first associate “Comfort Zone” with heating and air conditioning and not the way it … Continue reading

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