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Finding Balance

The search for personal balance is one of the most universal conundrums of humanity. If it’s not trying to find a healthy balance between work and life, it might be trying to balance between who we wish to be and … Continue reading

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Recovering

It’s been a matter of recovering from a bout of a garden variety contagious virus this weekend. I became physically active a day before I should have done so. I just don’t like to lay around in bed all day. … Continue reading

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Feeling Lazy

I need to get in another day of laziness before the end of Summer this weekend. After all, the old Nat King Cole hit, “Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer” extols summertime laziness, doesn’t it? “…Those days of soda and … Continue reading

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Work, Work, Work

We’ve already reached Labor Day this year. Today is one of the holidays I see as marking the end of one season and the dawning of a new one. It’s also a commemoration of workers, the real movers and shakers … Continue reading

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Escapement

My friend Charlie said the clock has a worn escapement and that he will have to find a replacement or fabricate one from a “blank” gear. Charlie is a retired clockmaker/watchmaker. He only works on a few jobs each year. … Continue reading

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Too Loose, Too Tight

There’s an old pithy tale from South Asian culture regarding balance. It is said that the Lord Buddha once asked a sitar player how he tuned his instrument. The musician replied that if he tunes the strings too loose, no … Continue reading

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To Manifest

It’s still springtime for us in the Northern Hemisphere. We think of this portion of the year as the time for new beginnings and fresh inspiration. Many construction projects and creative ventures are started in the spring. We might think … Continue reading

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