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Persist

  What’s the point when no one seems to care? Am I just wasting my time or effort? What’s the point where all my efforts barely move the needle? Is it a lost cause and time to give up? What’s … Continue reading

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Making A “Positive” Difference

  When I visited this topic back in 2017, pandemic was a dictionary term for me.  Now, the Choronavirus pandemic is entering its third year.  Time to revisit this topic.  Is “making a difference” still relevant or even possible? Have … Continue reading

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Countdown to The New Year?

  The week between Christmas and New Year is traditionally a slow period in the US. People are taking off work, taking vacation. or just taking a break from the hustles and bustles before the new year’s arrival. And with … Continue reading

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When Best Is Not Good Enough

  Winston Churchill said, “Sometimes doing your best is not good enough. Sometimes you must do what is required.”  I like his statement on many levels. Too often the statement “doing my best” is used as an excuse rather than … Continue reading

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Encourager

  I recently attended a funeral of an high school friend of mine. Sitting there and listening to others giving their speeches, one common thread surfaced. My high school friend was an encourager. My friend was a dentist and a … Continue reading

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9/11 – Twenty Years Since

  Twenty years is a long time.  But the scenes from the 9/11 attacks on the US homeland remain as vivid as yesterday.  My children were toddlers at the time. Sad to say that terrorism has morphed into a fact … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 8 Aug 2021

They did it.  The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Summer Games came to a successful conclusion today. Even without any spectators, the Olympians brought superb performances and inspiring human drama in the past three weeks.  They exhibited inspirations and good wills that … Continue reading

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The Olympics Is On

  Today is the opening ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, delayed a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Kudos to not only the host country Japan but also to all the athletes who have endured the pandemic on top … Continue reading

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More Fires & Floods

  The weather disaster headlines today are concerning:  “The largest wildfire in the US is only 7% contained,” reads the CNN and “Europe floods: At least 120 dead and hundreds unaccounted for,” the BBC.  Are these the writings on the … Continue reading

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Hottest June On Record!

  Yes, for those of us in the North America, last month was the hottest June on record.  The news headline was a consolation prize that I was not losing my mind about the heat in that month.  But it … Continue reading

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