December 28 , 2023 /

JANUARY IN 55 WORDS

Another “new” year, one after the other, Marked by a special moment in time; Measured in some way, even celebrated. Once we turned the page on a hanging wall calendar Or in a day timer, diary or log Now some digital device gives us day, date and time. Effortless, without even needing to Remember anything.

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December 25 , 2023 /

CHRISTMAS AND STUFF 2023

Orig, 2012  Rev. 2023 A funny thing happened in late 2012 on the way to Best Buy.  I was listening to NPR and an interview with Annie Leonard, author of The Story of Stuff.  If you know the book, then nothing more need be said but if you don’t, the sub-title is “How Our Obsession

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December 1 , 2023 /

LISTENING AND LEARNING

Orig. 12/31/14 / Rev. 12/1/2023 I once said to Bill Moyers that one reason I enjoyed his presentations was that he was a very good teacher and I learned so much by just listening to him.  Bill is a great storyteller.   He responded by saying that he considered himself a student and was always

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October 5 , 2023 /

A List of Don’ts and Dos to make good choices.

My editor said this list is a no-brainer.  Don’t think too much.  Do consider whether anything fits and is useful. 1 – Don’t believe everything you hear or read.  Do your own due diligence and draw your own conclusions.   2 – Don’t listen to only one side of a debate or argument.  Do consider

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September 2 , 2023 /

PLAY DAY WEEKEND

This weekend the U,S, is celebrating Labor Day, which began on Tuesday, September 5, 1882 in New York City in accordance with the plans of the Central Labor Union.  It became a national holiday in 1884 under President Grover Cleveland recognizing the American labor movement and the works and contributions of laborers in the development

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May 4 , 2023 /

EVOLVING

I search around in this muddled mind of mine, looking for some thoughts or an experience that might work for another blog.  My goal, more or less, is to post a new blog about once a week. I don’t have the discipline to do it every Friday morning or some other specific time like some

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