Category Archives: value

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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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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A Happy New Year In Name Only

  Waking up this morning, I faced a new year like most people. Did it feel new? Not really. In fact, it felt pretty much the same. Most issues from previous days, weeks, or months remained. To wit, a ravaging … Continue reading

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“Dear 2020”

  “Dear 2020” is the title of a short video (04:11) that CNN compiled from asking people around the world to reflect on the year.  Understandably the impact of Coronavirus is felt world over.  So are other significant emotional events … Continue reading

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On Being Useful To Myself

  We all want to be useful (to somebody).  Since I run for my health, running is my way of being useful to myself.  That however is not always as easy as it sounds.  Sometimes we get challenged even with … Continue reading

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Emotional Security

  Human beings are subjected to emotional swings.  That’s what makes us human. Plus, progress in life is usually derived from overcoming obstacles, be it personal, professional, or else.  In that context, my wife is an invaluable source for my … Continue reading

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Pretense Of Work

  One of the benefits about retirement is I don’t have to sell or prove myself to somebody. That somebody could be my boss, customer, or alliance.  The only person that I need to satisfy is me. Which allows me … Continue reading

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Everything Is Relative

  The famous John Maynard Keynes quote,”In the long run we are all dead” garners great  debates among the economic theorists about its meaning. I have limited knowledge of economics and am the least qualified to contribute to that debate. … Continue reading

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COVID-19: US Update #4

  Ten months into the Coronavirus pandemic and a week after the Thanksgiving holiday, we (US) clearly far from having this Covid-19 under control. Is the bastion of democracy showing fissures in its foundation? Is the Superpower of the world … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 29 Nov 2020

  November is drawing to a close.  Same as the US presidential election although Mr. Trump still refuses to concede. The electors (of the electoral college) will meet per the US Constitution in 15 days (on December 14, 2020) to … Continue reading

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