Category Archives: social

Happy Chinese New Year

A few factoids about today’s Chinese New Year: it is Chinese year 4713 and the year of the Dog it marks the largest human migration on earth – 385 million it is celebrated in 15 countries around the world What other fun … Continue reading

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Mourning?

Mourning is difficult.  I never know what is the “appropriate” boundary in these circumstances.  Too much grieving? Not dignified enough? How to remember? And most importantly, what to make of it? When I visited the USS Arizona Memorial in Pearl … Continue reading

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We Are More Alike (Than Different)

Came across a TedTalk by Tom Chi (below) that really had me thinking about the topic that we are more alike than different. I believe many would agree with Tom, in principle, that everything is connected.  But hearing the way … Continue reading

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Speaking Of Humor

The world has to be annihilated before I tempt the art of humor.  Simply put I have not single funny bone in my body.  Of course that is not to say that I dislike humor.  In fact, I admire people … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 21 Jan 2018

This week started cold but ended hot, and I am referring to not just the temperature. The end of the week signified the End for the U.S. Government.  It is shut down for now.  Amazing as it might seem, the … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality, Part 2

Part 1, here. The news of the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) repealed the Net Neutrality Rules today is disappointing but not surprising. Disappointing because the government by the people is supposed to execute the will of the people.  Not against … Continue reading

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Reblog: Runners Are Weird?

We may be “weird” but are having the time of our life.  Email below from Tony Pallota of RunnersConnect.net touches so many traits that runners share. Hope you enjoy it!   Hi Terry Runners are weird. Strange. Abnormal. At least … Continue reading

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Quality! What Quality?

If you have been around like me, chances are you heard of “Quality is Job One”  – a marketing slogan that the Ford Motor Company employed for 17 year (until 1988).  Certainly nobody would argue against quality.  The question is at … Continue reading

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BFCM Part 2

Part 1, here. Don’t know about you but my email is busting at its seams with promotion pieces about the Black Friday sales.  They range from automotive parts to zero shipping.  Even today is Saturday, the promotions continue. Stopped by … Continue reading

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BFCM?

stands for Black Friday & Cyber Monday – the Friday after Thanksgiving and the Monday that follows. I know what you’re thinking – there are as many acronyms as there are weird ideas – what’s the big deal? Like many … Continue reading

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