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The Last Weekend

I hope you’re enjoying this final weekend of 2020. It’s the one many of us have been anticipating with baited breath. Perhaps we will get a well-deserved respite from this insane year. But wait, the next weekend, the first one … Continue reading

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Together Or Apart

While raking leaves and twigs from the yard, my mind wandered as it usually does while doing manual, domestic chores. Wouldn’t it be great to have someone help with this drudgery? Then I remembered that raking the yard is a … Continue reading

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Routine

Routine can be boring or helpful according to its context. When we think about routine days it might be in regards to everyday tasks we must perform out of obligation. Routine can be helpful and not necessarily boring when applied … Continue reading

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Halfway Through

There’s a large calendar in my house that enumerates each day and how many days remain in the year. Today, the numbers are 183/183. We’re halfway through 2020 already. In some ways, the year has crept slowly away; in other … Continue reading

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Sense Aware

We seem to be having many more days and nights of high wind warnings lately. I do not recall the National Weather Service warning us of the possibility of wind speeds of over 50-miles-an-hour with such frequency. Their forecasts have … Continue reading

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Audacious

Dennis was one of the boldest, in your face coworkers I’ve ever known. Dennis was an undergraduate student at Stanford when Hewlett Packard in Palo Alto, California hired him as a part-time maintenance staffer. He was an exceptionally curious young … Continue reading

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Presentation

“The lavish presentation appeals to me, and I’ve got to convince the others.”–Freddie Mercury The late, great Freddie Mercury was not alone in his love of fabulous presentations. Most of us appreciate the pomp and circumstance of a grand production. … Continue reading

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