Category Archives: transition

Better Tools, Better Work

Nowadays tools are getting more sophisticated.  Smart machines are not only replacing low skill, routine jobs (e.g. cashier, teller, typist), they are pushing into the mid- to higher end of the service sectors like information exchange and financial transaction. Growth … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 1 Apr 2018

Weirder than fiction.  No sooner than I posted about redirection and deception this week, Rep. Amoldei of Nevada provides an apropos real life example that I am not sure if I am grateful or mournful about it. As a U.S. Congressman, Amoldei has … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 25 Mar 2018

Still easing back this week from my recent trip to Hawaii. The transition has taken me longer and more adjustment than anticipated.  Perhaps instead of getting more used to the cold, I am becoming the opposite.  A case of misplaced belonging. According to calendar, … Continue reading

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Easing Back

Reluctant as I was, I got out my warm bed and resumed my Saturday long run this morning.  Temperature was 26 degree Fahrenheit. Few runners were out on the trail in the frigid cold.  Not surprising. My run totaled nine miles.  … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 18 Mar 2018

Technology can transport people quickly, but are we ready to move that fast? Given I have been away for a while, this week is a transition-home week including a visit to the MVA to get my car registered. The juxtaposition of seasonal … Continue reading

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Aloha Oahu

Saying good bye is hard, especially when one is leaving the paradise. Yesterday my month long visit to Oahu, Hawaii came to an end.  With a sad heart, I bid the island “aloha,” The visit has opened my eyes to … 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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Week In Review – 11 Feb 2018

Where is home? sounds simple, but it is an important question.  Specifically, an important but not urgent question.  Because home gives our heart a place to belong. Lately that place for my heart has been drifting towards a warmer climate.  A … Continue reading

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Where Is Home?

A simple question to answer until it is not.  People don’t get to choose where they were born. Naturally, many accept the given as part of their identity.  Home defaults to where they were born. Technology has enabled people to … Continue reading

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Daily Practice?

Why does it have to be daily?  Can I skid a day or two?  What about the weekends? These are the questions that went through my head in November of  2017 before I started my daily yoga practice.  Now two plus … Continue reading

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