May 25 , 2022 /

8th DECADE

When I was 75 I wrote a little book, “Seven Decades: A Learning Memoir” about significant learning experiences that had an impact on me and helped shape me into who I am. The book covered each decade from the 1940’s through the first decade of the 21st century.  The book ended with 2010. Now another

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May 17 , 2022 /

EARLY DETECTION & INTERVENTION FOR SHOOTERS

We know this process works for Cancer, drug and alcohol addiction, suicide prevention, early learning issues, and relationship problems.  It is not 100% effective, nothing is, but this strategy is effective in a significant number of cases and saves lives.   So, why not a more conscious commitment to this process when it comes to

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May 4 , 2022 /

WHY ?

This post was prompted by a question, “Why do we have to do this all over again?”  The reference was to the recent hullabaloo over the Supreme Court leak about Roe v. Wade being overturned.  The issue of a woman’s right to choose how to treat her own body is protected under the current law

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April 21 , 2022 /

ROADS LESS TRAVELED

We spend a fair amount of time each year traveling on the highways in the United States, Mexico and Canada.  Much of that time is in our RV, SUGAR 8, named for us (SUsie & GARy) and our 8th RV in 25 years.  That’s another story for another time.  This piece is about our choices

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April 8 , 2022 /

SHIFT HAPPENS

When I had the opportunity to shift from full-time to part-time work, I wasn’t sure how to make that transition easily or in a timely way.  Do I just flip the switch and go from full-time, whatever that is, to part-time, whatever that is?  I had to first assess the time factors and define hours

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March 31 , 2022 /

BETTER LIVING

The phrase “Better Living Through Chemistry” is a variant of a DuPont advertising slogan, “Better Things for Better Living… Through Chemistry.” DuPont adopted it in 1935 and it was their slogan until 1982 when the “Through Chemistry” part was dropped. Since 1999, their slogan has been “The miracles of science”.  Either way, they elevated “better

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