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Restless

Most of my close friends cultivate a real world perspective, there’s a healthy measure of cynicism, a certain amount of skepticism, a dash of insecurity, and occasional bouts of restlessness. These are balanced with a measure of confidence, and surprising … Continue reading

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Sensitive

It was a mild afternoon by July in Nebraska standards. The sky was partly cloudy. There was a light breeze of about 10-miles-an-hour. The weather monitor read 81 degrees Fahrenheit with 42 percent relative humidity. A squirrel was chattering at … Continue reading

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Consistency

The professionals we trust use checklists. For instance, surgeons tick the boxes so as to avoid forgetting to do routine procedures. Airplane pilots have checklists to ensure that mechanical and safety features are accounted for. Without checklists, ┬ájobs that are … Continue reading

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Clarity

There are those who say one cannot achieve complete objectivity when observing and describing events. This argument is usually used as a reason to excuse slanted and biased news coverage. There is a basic nugget of truth to the objectivity … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

The final countdown of remaining days of the year is in progress. We only have a fraction of a week left of 2019. This observation is “dated” because it will be obsolete in only a few days. If you are … Continue reading

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Kindness Week

When we focus our attention upon the people who dominate the headlines, we might conclude that the world is full of mean people of ill-will. As I’ve become a bit older, I still remain abreast of the news, but I … Continue reading

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Food For Thought

The salad I craved Sunday called for romaine lettuce, but there was none of it in the fridge. So, I walked the few blocks to the HyVee supermarket to buy the romaine and a few other goodies I wanted for … Continue reading

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