Monthly Archives: January 2009

You are Young for This, But….

There are certain words you never really want to hear. “Got a minute?” Usually followed by a very long, often negative, one sided conversation. “No real problem, but..” This comment often precedes something that will be a very big problem … Continue reading

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Curiouser and Curiouser….

In the book review section of the New York Times there was a statement by an author who posits that if Walmarts had Starbucks inside of them, humanity would never see sunlight again. I strongly disagree with this gloomy assessment … Continue reading

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Perhaps and Maybe….

After my posting yesterday I received a phone call from my dedicated regular reader who had drawn some inferences from my writing. Bless her for reading and even more for caring but “Let the reader beware!” I usually write to … Continue reading

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Resigned about Quitting….

Does admitting failure make you a ‘loser’, ‘quitter’, ‘wimp’, etc.? Is it true that ‘quitters never win’ and winners really ‘never quit’ or do winners find a different way? I resigned from a job yesterday. On the whole, I think … Continue reading

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Hindsight and Foresight….

Hindsight, in my life anyway, has usually resulted in reflections about the many ways I have made an ass out of myself after following  impulses that were headed down the wrong path. Do you suppose that’s why they called it ‘hind”; … Continue reading

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Dishwashing as ‘Soulwork’….

As part of a weak attempt to reform my character by actually making New Year’s resolutions I have quietly taken over washing dishes in my household. You see, I am lazy. I know it but try to keep the knowledge … Continue reading

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Two Good Questions….

I was reading about someone who is a bit of a philosopher. If you called him and he was unable to answer his machine would say, “Hello. This is not an answering machine, it is a questioning machine. Who are … Continue reading

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