Category Archives: relationship

What A Contrast!

  The Bidens have brought some “normalcy” back to Washington. Messrs. Biden and Trump have opposite leadership styles: Biden a career politician for 46 years, of which 36 were in the US Senate, whereas Trump a businessman and an outsider … Continue reading

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No Self Exists Without Others

  Without others’ feedback, our identities do not exist. Meaning the I, myself, and me constructs do not survive in a vacuum. Or rather, they are meaningless in solo. This aphorism is most acute during the Coronavirus pandemic. Our interdependencies … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

  Great men (and women) are measured by their legacies, their impacts, and their characters. For the brief time spent on this earth, their contributions are enormous. MLK was such a person. The adversity that King faced in advocating civil … Continue reading

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Yearning For Human Touch

  Thanks to the Coronavirus, I can’t remember when was the last time that I attended an in-person event (other than my Saturday group runs). That says something about the impact of this pandemic on my and everybody else’s social … Continue reading

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Sorting Out The Emotions

  Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth.~ Pema Chodron Emotions run high as one reads the news headlines.  Following the attack on the US Capital last Wednesday, FBI warns of plans for nationwide armed protests next … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 10 Jan 2021

As bad as the news on Coronavirus ravaging the country, hard to believe something else could supersede it. Well something did. Calling it “a sad day in America,” our degenerative, polarized political free-for-all behaviors got to an ugly outcome this … Continue reading

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Is Demanding Loyalty Appropriate?

  The short answer to the question is no. It is never appropriate to demand loyalty in the workplace, at home or elsewhere.  Why not? Because loyalty is a two way street between partners whether employer-employee, boss-subordinate, husband-wife, etc. It … Continue reading

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Trump Concedes

  A deliverance for rest of us?  With 12 days left in the White House, Mr. Trump has demonstrated there is a red line that should not be crossed even for the president of the United States. Let’s see: The … Continue reading

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Last Day 2020 – Auld Lang Syne

On this very last day of an emotional year, many things are unsettled.  And yet people can’t wait to get the year over. It has been a year since the first Coronavirus case reported in Wuhan China.  A whole year.  … Continue reading

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Another Cold Run Of 2020

  Back in January I had my first cold run of the year.  Today I topped it was another one before the year ends.  This morning was 23 degree Fahrenheit when I started my 10 miler, and 27 degree when … Continue reading

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