Tag Archives: relationships

What A Contrast!

  The Bidens have brought some “normalcy” back to Washington. Messrs. Biden and Trump have opposite leadership styles: Biden a career politician for 46 years, of which 36 were in the US Senate, whereas Trump a businessman and an outsider … Continue reading

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No Self Exists Without Others

  Without others’ feedback, our identities do not exist. Meaning the I, myself, and me constructs do not survive in a vacuum. Or rather, they are meaningless in solo. This aphorism is most acute during the Coronavirus pandemic. Our interdependencies … Continue reading

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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 – 17 Jan 2021

Prior to the mob assaulted the US Capital on 6 January, President Trump’s son, Don Jr. urged the crowd, “This isn’t their Republican Party anymore! This is Donald Trump’s Republican Party!” referring to those Republicans supporting the Electoral College results. … Continue reading

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Stay At Home Rant

  Our brains interpret sensory data, assess our surrounding, and draw conclusions.  This happens constantly & interactively.  Is it too cold, hot, late, early, etc.?  All normal.  What unusual is, under the Covid-19 pandemic, I am confined  to my home … Continue reading

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Yearning For Human Touch

  Thanks to the Coronavirus, I can’t remember when was the last time that I attended an in-person event (other than my Saturday group runs). That says something about the impact of this pandemic on my and everybody else’s social … 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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Is Demanding Loyalty Appropriate?

  The short answer to the question is no. It is never appropriate to demand loyalty in the workplace, at home or elsewhere.  Why not? Because loyalty is a two way street between partners whether employer-employee, boss-subordinate, husband-wife, etc. It … 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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Saturday Running Solo

  As a result of recent exposure to Covid-19 positive, my running group has suspended the group’s run for this morning.  A wise call, I must say.  As a result, I ran by myself* this morning, forgoing our usual Saturday … Continue reading

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