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To Compromise Or Not?

Look up the word “compromise” and you will get definitions including descriptions like settlement, concession, or less than desirable.   Let’s face it. Compromise by definition is lose-lose.  Each side loses something from what is desired. Sure, we don’t always get … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown?

The headline says, “U.S. Government Shutdown Looms . . .” Being so close to the Capital, I have the dubious honor of a front row seat to observe the world’s greatest deliberative body’s (the U.S. Senate) frantic efforts to prevent … Continue reading

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Emotional Potential

  Emotion like an untamed animal roams through our lives, if unchecked. It can tear our facade, ignite our feeling, and hasten our action. In its purest form, emotion is electric charge travel through our nerves. Like an electric storm,  … Continue reading

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What Augmentation?

When we compare, we judge (not a value statement but a fact).  Are they the same, different, and by how much? Before crossing a street, we ask, in our own mind: is it safe to proceed?  We evaluate the traffics … Continue reading

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It All Depends

What’s your story?  Asked Person 1. Well, that depends. Who wants to know? Answered Person 2. Is the Person 2 being disingenuous? . . . Not necessarily.  Same story can be told differently and yet genuinely depending on a host … Continue reading

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Hypothermia

This morning, for the first time, I got a taste of hypothermia while running. It had been cold the past few days with temperatures staying below freezing.  Grounds was dry, so was the air.  Ice had sucked away any moisture.  … Continue reading

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Working With Digital World

  Digital world, not to be confused with virtual reality, is in our everyday life.   We interact with it through calling, navigating, reading, writing, etc.  And the list goes on.  The digital world is definitely real.  In fact, for many … Continue reading

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My Meditative Struggles

  Every night.  When the bedtime rolls around and all is quiet, there is a raging struggle going on.  Right between my two ears. Yes, I am mindful the best practices for a good night sleep recommend going to bed … Continue reading

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3 Levels of Life

Tell me,  are you happy? A loaded question, I know. Nevertheless, important to ponder. Are you pursuit of happiness, making a living, or surviving? We all go through the process, but the outcome differs depending where do you stop. Which level … Continue reading

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Make Time For It

  If “it” is something important to us, make time for it.  Otherwise, we are either cheating ourselves (i.e. the said important thing is really not) or poor manager of our time. Time is the great equalizer.  We all have … Continue reading

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