Category Archives: social media

SNAFU Tuesday

SNAFU is an acronym that stands for Situation Normal. All Foul Up (slightly edited version) It seems to be a good descriptor today for the White House and our government operations.  Below are examples of what I mean: IRS’ online … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 Apr 2018

In a democracy freedom of speech is a right. But “tell it like it really is” often results in complicating and obscuring the truth. Especially when the motive is strategic. Personal branding and fake news are two examples come to … Continue reading

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Personal Branding

  Personal branding is not for me.  Definitely not.  Why do I say that? you ask. For one, I refuse to be branded.  As long as I am alive, I am free to reinvent myself.  Some would argue otherwise.  After all, … Continue reading

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In Real Life

Things are different in real life. Way more complicated than what meet the eyes. Never easy opening, nor happy ending. Everything in between is mystery wide as the Grand Canyon. Nobody told you?  Had to find out on your own? … Continue reading

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Tell It Like It Really Is?

Tell it like it really is.  Sounds simple and straight forward, right? Not so, not here in Washington DC.  The response one will get most likely is a chuckle, a grunt, or “Say what?  Are you crazy? Nobody does that.”  … Continue reading

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Reblog: Evolution of Data Storage

This is like a walk down the memory lane for me.  Believe it or not, as an engineering student I used the punched cards for computer programming.  Those were the days. # # # Everybody stores data. We often take … Continue reading

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Reblog: Amodei Spins Ryan Resignation Rumor

In a flagrant demonstration of redirecting, Congressman Mark Amodei (R- NV) who spun a rumor about the House Speaker’s resignation made national news.  The redirection orchestrated and conceded by Amodei happened during an on-the-record “Nevada Newsmakers” podcast yesterday. # # … Continue reading

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Redirecting

Often when a child is emotionally worked up, redirecting his or her attention is an effective method to calm the child down.  But when a politician, a spokesperson, or a spin-doctor by any other names use redirection to dodge inquries … Continue reading

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Experiencing The Difference

For me, the best way to experiencing something is by doing.  This hands-on approach reinforces my experience via the five senses.  For instance, in a new place I learn local direction by running through its neighborhood – seeing the landmarks, … Continue reading

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Writing Meditation Part III

Part 1 & 2, here & here. Came across an “how to” article on writing meditation that I found interesting and would like to share it here.  Source: How to Use Writing as a Meditation Practice | HuffPost. The author … Continue reading

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