Category Archives: life

Keeping Eyes On The Prize

Say you have figured out what is important, your big rock or whatever the metaphor may be.  Keeping focus on it is however not always easy.  Because what’s important often takes a tumble to the trivial of daily life.  Why? … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Seeking to Understand?

Here is the scenario: wife asks husband, “do you know what I mean?”  And he says, “Yes honey, I understand it perfectly.”  The husband is not lying, but he isn’t telling the whole truth either. You see, understanding someone is … Continue reading

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Art vs Science

Art and science are like the two bookends of the humanity scale.  One can study to get a degree in bachelor of arts or bachelor of science.  Which one is more important? Science is straightforward.  Clear in its goals and … Continue reading

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What’s New & Interesting?

Even though routines can provide a degree of familiarity and comfort, the sameness after awhile becomes flat.  Boredom sets in. And motivation wanes.  At least that’s how I perceive the current state of affair in Washington. Hence, the question what’s … Continue reading

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How To Say Goodbye Gracefully

“The End” maybe to the point but a bit abrupt.  Would not recommend it if graceful exit is the end goal.  Imagine someone sneezed, and you were gone. Couldn’t wait to leave? Instead, plan ahead, be positive and be brief. … Continue reading

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My Directions In Life

Direction in life? Sounds like a big question to answer?  Not for me. Two years ago, I decided to retire and embark on a journey to discover what my new chapter in life would be.  It was a conscious act. … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 14 May 2017

Happy Mother’s Day! President Trump has convinced me this week that he is not the right person for the job. And I say that based on his behaviors since gotten into the White House.  His blatant disregards for the laws, for … Continue reading

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What Retirement Means (To Me)

F R E E D O M, insofar as: doing what heart desires, finding what feels good, and enjoying what life offers. What does retirement mean to you?

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Patience, Part 2

Part 1 here. A few days ago, I came across this quote: Empathic listening takes time, but it doesn’t take anywhere near as much time as it takes to back up and correct misunderstandings when you’re already miles down the road, … Continue reading

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The Price We Must Pay

It has become blatantly obvious (to me at least) that America elected the wrong person last November into the White House. I don’t know who would be the right choice. But after holding out hope for three and a half … Continue reading

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