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Obrigado Lisbon

Monument to the Discoveries, Lisbon, Portugal   The word “obrigado” means “thank you” in Portuguese. My wife and I recently visited Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, for our wedding anniversary. While less well known than its neighbors Spain or … Continue reading

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More Is Only More

  Trust me, more is not better. You heard me correctly. More money, time, energy life, etc. whatever the object maybe, is not going to make you better in spite of what you may think. You may be wondering by … Continue reading

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The Human Experience, Part 3

  Our human experience is limited.  Not saying it not rich nor colorful; only it’s limited in terms of range and depth. Let’s see: human has been around approximately six million years. Modern form of humans only evolved about 200,000 … Continue reading

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Reblog: 5 ways to feel more present in your day-to-day routine

When I saw the line “how to turn routine tasks into mindful rituals,” it sold me right off the bat. You see, routine and ritual are different.  The former is unavoidable. We all have routines. Otherwise our days would be … Continue reading

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Water, Water, Everywhere?

  Who would have thought that water, as abundant as it is on this planet, would be a crisis today? While water makes up 71% of the Earth surface, they consist of mostly salty water (97%) in the oceans and … Continue reading

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Kenly, North Carolina, USA

  Kenly, North Carolina is a town with a population of 1,491 people (2020 Census) and a police department of 7 staffs: a police chief, 4 officers, and 2 clerks. You may be wondering, why mentioned the police department? Interestingly … Continue reading

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Talking With My Inner Child

  My Inner Child:  Let’s play Me: I can’t. I have work to do. Inner Child: You’ve been sitting there for a long time. Me: I know. But I need to get this done. Inner Child: Are you having fun? … Continue reading

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Does It Ring True?

Judgement by the court of public opinion should not rests on who has the loudest voice but on answer to the question: does it ring true? “It” being whatever the argument presented. Whether 1) the election in 2020 was stolen … Continue reading

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Make Discomfort Your Friend

  We are creatures of habits. With habits, we find comfort in knowing what to do and expect. Comfort makes things easy and us looking for the path of least resistance. But the trouble is that comfort is not going … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 15 May 2022

Summery weather arrived overnight in Washington DC.  Just in time for the abortion right demonstration downtown (and across the nation?). Was the US Supreme Court draft opinion leaked on purpose or a matter of lacking discipline? All 98 pages of … Continue reading

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