Category Archives: Goals

9/11 – Twenty Years Since

  Twenty years is a long time.  But the scenes from the 9/11 attacks on the US homeland remain as vivid as yesterday.  My children were toddlers at the time. Sad to say that terrorism has morphed into a fact … Continue reading

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Kabul Airport Attacked

The situation in Afghanistan is intensifying.  Not only time is running short for the US to airlift the Americans and allies out, the ISIS terrorist network attacked the airport today with suicide bombers.  Making the challenging operation even more difficult. … Continue reading

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Government Scorecards

  The fall of the Afghanistan government this week led me to feel for the Afghan people.  They would probably give their government a big ‘F’ for standing up against the Taliban.  Particularly, when the President Ghani fled the country. … Continue reading

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Succumbing To The Weather

  “Carrying your own weather” is a nice concept advocated by Stephen Covey of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People fame.  The concept centers on our proactive choice and ability to shape our destiny.  It is something I endeavor … Continue reading

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Vaccine Mandate Debate

  Last week the US gained over 500K new cases of the Coronavirus, the largest increase  (a 131-percent increase compared with the week prior) in the world, according to the World Health Organization. This increase although alarming raises the question … Continue reading

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A Courageous Act

  When Simone Biles withdrew from her individual all-around gymnastics competition at Tokyo Olympics yesterday, it shocked the world. She is the reigning champion and an Olympic Gold Medalist. A superstar and the “face of the Games.” But her decision … 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 – 11 Jul 2021

Be comfortable in one’s own skin and finding our places in the world are two personal  goals of mine.  The former is pretty much there since I’m retired and less likely to change how I conduct myself.  The later is … Continue reading

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My Emotional Truth

Day after day, I pour my heart into words here.  The thousands of postings onto this blog encompass my emotional truth, because I wrote for myself and not any particular audiences. In a nutshell, I write about topics spanning from … Continue reading

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