Month: October 2015

Which is the mask?

Halloween is upon us once again.  This is one of the most popular events of the year and this year we get to do it on a Saturday night, how cool is that!  One of the reasons so many people enjoy Halloween is that we get to wear masks and costumes which reflect our secret …

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You Are Perfect!

Now just hold on a moment, what do you mean I am perfect; my hair is too…. my legs are too…. my income is …….. I don’t have that someone special in my life, what do you mean I am perfect?  But you are perfect.  Tomorrow your hair might be exactly the way you want …

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New Eyes

Marcel Proust is quoted as saying “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.”  Wow, just sit with that thought for a moment: we do not have to go anywhere to encounter a discovery worth noting, we do not have to spend money or hire an exotic …

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Fighting the World

OK, so maybe I am on a theme this week.  Wednesday I posted about conspiracy, and today I want to look at how we sometimes feel we must fight the entire world to survive.  An interesting thought came to my attention this week; humans, are hardwired to cooperate.  When we watch the evening news it …

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The Great Conspiracy

Sometimes it feels like everyone, and I mean everyone, is out to get us.  People are working in the background to sabotage our work, steal the credit for our work, and to just make our lives miserable.  I will not say that this is never true, however most people are so busy covering their own …

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It’s the story that counts

Today we celebrate Columbus Day.  Columbus the hero, the intrepid explorer, the smooth talker, a man of supreme confidence, fearless leader, visionary.  Great story!  In actuality, Columbus was not the first to know the world was round, he was a pretty good confidence man, he managed to parley some accidents into a general perception of …

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Feeling dumb

I am the first to admit my computer skills are…OK, somewhat behind where they might be.  I also like to think I am a pretty even tempered guy, able to deal with things as they come along and keep an even keel, HOWEVER, when I get on the phone with a tech support person about …

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