Category Archives: social

Reblog: “Hope is a choice” 

Every time I read the news, I couldn’t help but get a little depressed. As Krista Tippett, host of the NPR’s On-Being, pointed out that “Journalism, the way it came down to us from the 20th century, is absolutely focused, … Continue reading

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“I Am Happy For You”

  I am happy for you is a phrase conveyed to someone who is a recipient of something good. Five simple words, if only they are genuine. Otherwise, the sentence really means I pretend to be happy for you. Why … Continue reading

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America Is Sick

  This past weekend was one of the more subdued Fourth of July holidays I can remember.  A few firecrackers here and there marked the occasion. Most folks I know opted to stay in than venturing out to face the … Continue reading

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My Fourth Of July Run

  Forgot my sandals this morning.  By the time I turned around to go home and retrieved them, the temperature was already hitting 80 degree Fahrenheit.  “It is going to be a hot one,” I said to myself.  Better grab … Continue reading

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Happy Fourth of July?

  Not according to the Yahoo News/YouGov poll today. A pessimistic mood prevails across the country (62%) as we heading into the holiday. Opinions are trending worse:  65% says the COVID-19 is getting worse. 64% on race relation, 61% on … Continue reading

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Hoarding USA

  Hoarding during emergency albeit legal (except for resale) is selfish, shameful and wrong.  Public outrages toward those hoarding toilet papers and hand sanitizers during the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic is a case in point. What about the US … Continue reading

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Enough Time?

  What would you do if you have all the time in the world?  An hypothetical question that feels more real now-a-day while staying at home in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. For me, here are some possibilities: (1) … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 28 Jun 2020

After three and a half years of this administration, Mr. Trump’s divisiveness crescendos into the pandemic summer.  Like a reality television president whose climax coincides with the outbreak, we hold the front row seats. If anything, I give Mr. Trump … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter & COVID-19- Coincident?

  A couple of weeks ago, I posted about the prevailing movement of Black Lives Matter and the COVID-19 outbreak.  Both are impacting people’s life: one as a social movement and the other a natural disaster. The BLM is changing … Continue reading

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Me, Myself, and I

  The different roles we play in life illuminate parts of our true self.  Be it professional, parental, or personal.  Yes, one would hope some similarities or overlaps among the roles exist.  But by and large, it is the differences … Continue reading

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