Category Archives: inspiration

No Government Shutdown, For Now

  Waking up this morning, I was happy to learn that the US government is still operating. Today the start of a new fiscal year, the federal government without funding would have shut down services. Which means no social security … Continue reading

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A Badge Of Competency

  I watched a briefing by the White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki today. And if you haven’t seen one, I highly recommend to check it out.  Sec. Psaki was impressive in her role as the spokesperson for the President … Continue reading

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Do I Volunteer?

  That is the subject of an email from an organization I volunteer sometimes.  The point behind the email is that volunteering should be a positive experience and not viewed as a sacrifice or obligation. A view I support but … 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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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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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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On Finding A Cause

  The world is never short of needs for help. Problems from climate change, hunger, poverty, clean water to COVID-19 all await solutions.  The question is which one do you want to claim as yours? Something to get involved with. … Continue reading

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Staying Curious

  We get ingrained in our view of things.  Over time, we convince ourselves what we know is not only right but absolutely right.  No wonder, innovation passed, opportunity lost, and we became staled. Too bad, so sad?  No. No.  … Continue reading

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Finding Our Places In The World

  The cry of a newborn announces the arrival but also the beginning of a journey – a lifelong pursuit of finding our places in this world.  Where do I belong? Whom do I identify with? What are my responsibilities, … Continue reading

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Is Daily Living A Struggle?

  Daily living is a struggle. And I don’t say that just to be dramatic. You see that nobody is born with an answer key on how to solve life’s problems.  We are expected to find our own solutions through … Continue reading

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