May 14 , 2024 /

SHIFTING GEARS, AGAIN and AGAIN

(Revised and Edited from earlier post of April, 2022) An automatic transmission shifts gears up and down according to the need of the engine. We could take a lesson from that..  For those of us who grew up learning to drive with a standard transmission, we decided when to shifr and through practice we learned

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May 7 , 2024 /

THE CEREAL AISLE REVISITED

I read an interview and printed conversation between David Remnick and Jerry Seinfeld just prior to the May 3 release of “UNFROSTED”. I watched and enjoyed the movie. I liked the interview as much or more than the movie and here is the link to the New Yorker article, if you want to read it.

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May 3 , 2024 /

MOVING BLOG

If you are one of a number of readers and subscribers to my web site blog here, thank you for your continued subscribing and reading, always free and will continue so. Some of you have been with me for 10+ years and we’ve gone through lots of changes, sometimes sharing them here and elsewhere, Within

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April 20 , 2024 /

MINDING MY MIND

* Featured photo courtesy of Stefano Bucciarelli via Unsplash.com There is a plethora of information about how our minds and brains function and volumes of research on mental health and mental illnesses.  I have tried to take care of my mind as well as my body and spirit and yet, there are no guarantees about

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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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