May 21 , 2024 /

I.Q. E.Q. & D.Q. YOUR DESIRE QUOTIENT

( Revised and updated post from 324/18) * Featured photo courtesy Stephan Valentn on Unsplash Do you remember taking an I.Q. test and earning a label according to the results?  There is evidence I.Q, can change. The Flynn Effect found that people’s IQ scores rise over time. People’s IQs increased by about 3 points per

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April 26 , 2024 /

A DISMAL FAILURE

What follows is a look from 30,000’ and a close up look to see how this affects individuals.  Then it’s how the individuals form a collective that in turn affects the bigger picture, back and forth “from both sides now.”  After a 60-year career in a variety of settings helping people to learn, grow and

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March 28 , 2024 /

THIS VERSION OF ME

What are we to make of who we are now, who we have become after years of becoming who we are?  Are we who we think we are?  Are we who others think we are?   Are we some combination of what we have learned and experienced?   How have our values, beliefs and actions formed and

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March 16 , 2024 /

WHY WE WRITE

I have been thinking a lot lately, along with some other folks, why I write, what I write about, what my intentions are and what, if any, difference it makes.  I hear back from some readers and subscribers enough that reinforces my continuing to take the time and make the effort to pen something at

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March 5 , 2024 /

LETTER TO 11 OF 14 GRANDCHILDREN OVER 18

Dear ones, I have watched you with great interest and much love since you were born, followed you through your early years with your parents, and through your first 12 school years, then college and most of you in your first jobs in your chosen fields.  I am proud of each one of you not

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January 14 , 2024 /

THIS I BELIEVE

(Photo by Tyler Nix) Orig, Aug, 2022 – Rev. Jan, 2024 Following are two quotes from MLK, Jr. whom I admired and followed for years. I finally met him in 1968 in Detroit, one month before he was assassinated in Memphis on April 4. He was 39 years old.  I was 31.  That experience changed

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