Author Archives: terryshen

Autumn Equinox Thoughts

  The Autumn Equinox officially ushers in the cooler season for the Northern Hemisphere today.  A thought keeps on lingering in my head is the Coronavirus and its impact on the traditional family gatherings in the fall & winter. Holidays … Continue reading

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Too Much Of A Good Thing, Part 2

; Fellowship is good.  Merryment is good.  Love is good.  Except . . .  when there is too much. Too much fellowship creates noise and distraction.  Too muc merriment leads to overindulgence and imbalance.  And too much love brings possesiveness … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 20 Sep 2020

In the world of fake news and avalaching social media, maintaining one‘s presence of mind beomes more challenging. To wit Coronavirus is on a rebound in Europe and not going away anytime soon. US general election is 44 days away. Along … Continue reading

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Just A Bunch Of Why‘s

; We are inextricably tied to our environment, and yet we are actively destroying it.  California wildfire, Brazil Amazon, plastics in the ocean, are just some of our indiscretions pop into my mind. Why do we do what we do? … Continue reading

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Presence Of Mind

  In my younger days, I was sold on the idea of pro-activity.  You know that be pro-active, execute with speed, obtain result, and take responsibility.  What’s not to like?   Well those were my younger days, and I had my … Continue reading

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Second Wave

  Just when people starting to think life is getting back to normal, the Coronavirus is again  flaring up in Europe after a dip in June.  The weekly cases of infection has surged and surpassed the rate in March when … Continue reading

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Phenology?

  Phenology is a term I came across recently. Unfamiliar with the term, I looked it up.  And it  is the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate and plant and animal life. The best … Continue reading

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And The Winner Is?

  Less than 50 days to election and, I could not honestly tell who will be our next president.  My dilemma has more to do with the identity crisis of the American people and less with the candidates themselves. You … Continue reading

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“Bot Or Not”?

  As much as I like to think that I am unique and the same with my posts, I fear some bad news. Here is my thought: the day will come when I no longer exist, and this blog is … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 13 Sep 2020

Labor Day marked the end of summer, schools restarting, and this year the kick-off of the final push toward the November general election.  Sadly, the coronavirus has not let up: number of people infected 29M/ 6.7M (world/US) and died 926K/198K. … Continue reading

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