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Trust

Published November 12, 2016 - 0 Comments

Three years ago I wrote a post titled In The Absence of Trust. You’d think that I would have learned my lesson then, but apparently not.

It’s worth repeating. Trust isn’t something that is given simply because you ask for it. It’s similar to respect. Both must be earned. There is a finite supply of both, and once you’ve used them up, it’s pretty tough to get any more.

That Damn Window Again

Published November 10, 2016 - 0 Comments

I’ve written about this subject before. I firmly believe that every new relationship has a brief window of opportunity in which to find something magical and once that window closes, it’s nearly impossible to open it again.

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Goodbye, Karla.

Published November 7, 2016 - 0 Comments

Today I said goodbye to a friend and colleague. Karla was only 50 years old when she was diagnosed with cancer. You know how some people just fill a room with their smile and positive attitude? That was Karla. She didn’t complain. She laughed. She didn’t whine. She loved.

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Says Who?

Published August 29, 2016 - 0 Comments

OK, this is old news but I just can’t stop watching it.  I’m sure that there are some readers of this blog who are Donald Trump supporters, and I genuinely shake my head at you, but we live in a democracy and I think it’s important that you exercise you right to vote, even if it is for an unrepentant megalomaniac.  (Yes, I did have to look up both those words to make sure I had the spelling correct, and they were used properly)  So to those supporters I say: “Please leave a comment in the section below 😊”

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Finding My Voice Again

Published August 28, 2016 - 0 Comments
Finding my voice.

I’ve realized that we’ve passed the midway point of the year, and not much has changed around here.  In many ways I’ve been treading water, which is an ironic image because I can’t swim.  So what does that tell you?  Exactly.  And as I write this, I also remember that the new blog theme is called Voice.  I guess it was meant to be.

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There’s Someone For Everyone

Published August 8, 2016 - 0 Comments

It’s been a long time since I’ve written anything in the Life category.  Hell, it’s been a little while since I’ve written anything at all here.  But the Life category tends to be moments where I turn the blog a wallowing sinkhole of self-pity.  I think I’ll trademark that.

This time will be no different.

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When is a Leap Year NOT a Leap Year?

Published February 29, 2016 - 0 Comments

Everyone knows that a Leap Year occurs every 4 years when an extra day is added in February to correct the natural “drifting apart” of the calendar and the Earth’s seasons. Without it we would eventually have winter in July – not a pleasant thought. But did you know that NOT every calendar year divisible by 4 is a Leap Year?

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The State of TV

Published February 23, 2016 - 0 Comments

So you’d think that someone who cut the cord at home probably wouldn’t be watching too much television.  Well you’d be wrong.  It’s not nearly as convenient as it was, but I don’t really feel like I’m going without.  Everything gets downloaded elsewhere and then transferred to the servers at home.  My daughter still gets her Doctor Who.  My son still gets his Clone Wars.  And me?   What am I watching nowadays?

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