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Olympic Dishonesty

  It is hot & humid here in Washington DC with temperature in the low 90’s and Dew Point 71 degree Fahrenheit.  But in comparison, I feel a lot worse for the athletes competing in the Tokyo summer Olympics.  Because … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 25 Jul 2021

Covid-19 cases are on the rise again in all 50 states. Apparently the Delta variant is much more transmissible than previous cases (but not necessarily more lethal).  Majority of the new cases are from the unvaccinated.  So more folks are … Continue reading

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Bitcoin For One Dollar

  I can buy Bitcoin for as little as $1.  Yes, that is what the mobile paying service Venmo tells me. In fact, it says I can buy Bitcoin as well as Ethereum, Litecoin, or Bitcoin Cash and other cryptocurrencies  for … Continue reading

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The Olympics Is On

  Today is the opening ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, delayed a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Kudos to not only the host country Japan but also to all the athletes who have endured the pandemic on top … Continue reading

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Finding Peace

  In a rare moment, I found my mind at ease.  Not only not a worry in the world but nothing at all was on my mind. A stark contrast with my usual self especially my pre-bedtime frame of mind. … Continue reading

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What Makes A Home Home?

  Many of us have gotten to know the place we call home intimately during the past year and a half. Thanks to the Covid-19, we spent lots of time at home physically restricted to combat the spread of Coronavirus.  … Continue reading

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Putting “Fear” In Perspective

  Fear has a bad reputation in our culture – it is perceived as a negative and weakness. In actuality, fear is not all bad. Being afraid is normal. After all it is one of the fundamental human emotions.  It … Continue reading

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The Tokyo Olympics

  In a few days, the long awaited Tokyo Olympics will begin (on 23 July).  “Long awaited” because this was supposed to be the 2020 Summer Olympic games, delayed a year due to the Coronavirus.  “So it is finally happening,” … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 18 Jul 2021

The US economy is coming back.  However, the supply side is lagging due to the disruptions caused by the pandemic.  As a result, prices across the board are on the rise.  Not a good time to buy if one does … Continue reading

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Law Of Proxemics

Being near to the Nation’s Capital, one could not help but be drowning in politics – always news, scandals, and intrigues.  As politics goes, Washington DC is the seat of power and the playground for power junkies. From the President … Continue reading

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