Category Archives: awareness

My PR Days

  This is somewhat a touchy subject for me.  You see, personal records (PR) was a goal I chased for a long time. It is also called PB (personal best) sometime. In sports, it is useful way to have a … Continue reading

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It’s February

  At last, I flip over the desk calendar to a new page. It is February, finally. Maybe it’s the seasonal effect, but the month of January for me was excruciating, glacially slow, and filled with not so upbeat news. … Continue reading

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Moods, Feelings, & Circumstances

  Before saying goodbye to January, these past 31 days have been not being the best start for the year.  Mass shootings, extreme weathers, and continued layoffs dominated the headlines. These events affect people in negative ways. All while in … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Jan 2023

Sunday’s lunar New Year, a celebratory occasion, turned ugly abruptly in California by a series of mass shootings.  These incidents have unfortunately become the norm. Our penitentiaries are filled with violent offenders. But is the issue with the people, our … Continue reading

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Truth About American Violence

  Violence should never be condoned. And what happened in Memphis, Tennessee is a powder keg waiting to explode: another traffic stop and police brutality that resulted in death of a regular person who was on his way home. The … Continue reading

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Life Is Full Of Compromises

  Sounds awful I know, but it’s true that our lives are full of compromises. The job we hold, place we live, and friends we make are results of our choices based on compromises. And that is okay. We live … Continue reading

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Best Country On Earth?

  Who does not want to live in the best country on earth? But what is the best? How does one define it?  Sure, gross domestic product (GDP) and unemployment rate have traditionally measured how well a country is doing … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Jan 2023

California, the Golden State, is experiencing the results of climate changes: first extreme droughts and now extreme floods. It’s governor has declared a state of emergency to deal with the effect of the damages. As tragic as these events were, … Continue reading

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Changing Nature Of Work

  Eight years into my retirement, three of which were under the Covid, I watch with amazement how the nature of work has changedw.   In my time and  parlance, work is, a four letter word (nothing derogatory), to get the … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With The Picture

  Last Friday, a 6 year old first grader brought a handgun to school and shot his teacher. The school is the Richneck Elementary School in Newport News, Virginia. No other teachers or students was shot. The gun was legally … Continue reading

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