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Something About Enthusiasm

I normally cut the grasses in the yard myself, but I haven’t been able to do so because of a back injury. So, yesterday I hired a man and his two sons to do the work. The family normally cuts … Continue reading

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Distracted

I finally broke down and replaced my old, obsolete tablet. All it had become good for was as a home for a gallery of photos. There were no relevant apps that worked well anymore. Meanwhile, the new tablet contains many … Continue reading

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Knuckle Down

I saw an advertisement that claims over 20-percent of Americans wait until Tax Day, April 15th, to file their Federal and State Income Tax returns.  That figure represents a lot of procrastinating people.  I think about the panic taking place … Continue reading

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Single Tasking

The act of juggling two or more tasks at the same time obtained its own name a few years ago–multi-tasking.  We became proud of how many tasks we could do at one time.  Multi-tasking was greatly encouraged by business managers in their … Continue reading

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Mondays And Me

Folks don’t usually think that if Monday didn’t start our culture’s workweek, we would hate Tuesdays instead. If we reconfigured our calendars, Tuesday would be the new Monday. If we could take a poll about the popularity of the days … Continue reading

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Sloth And Torpor

One of my cousins once remarked, “You can learn a lot about life by observing cats.”  I think of that statement sometimes when I’m in the presence of felines. I’ve been observing my sister’s newest cat ever since the kitten … Continue reading

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Lazy Bones

Society has a charicature-like notion of laziness.  We picture someone lounging with a teevee remote in one hand and junk food in the other, wasting away the hours. Sometimes this image includes a self-righteous partner scolding the lazy person. There … Continue reading

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