Category Archives: Insight

Revelation

I had an interesting conversation the other day, for a couple of reasons. One is that it encompassed subjects that today we are uncomfortable addressing. The other was because it was with myself. I had just experienced another day of … Continue reading

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Moving On

Today I am wearing a tee shirt that says “If You Can Read This, You Are Standing Too Close”, a testament to the year we have just spent. When I bought it, I gave no thought to the possibility of … Continue reading

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About Face

Monday was a ‘feeling out’ day. Maine went mask-less on May 24th, and I for one was ready. However, just because our Gov said it was OK, with reservations of course, didn’t mean that every business, and/or person, had signed … Continue reading

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Degrees of Reality

There was a time when, if someone I knew well, told me something, I would accept it on face value. I had no reason to believe it was not true, or at least accurate. There was no reason for this … Continue reading

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It’s Not About The Size of The Ball

I have been watching, as have many of us, the movement of politics into sports. There was a time that I watched sports to get away from politics, but today, you tolerate them in order to watch a game. Any … Continue reading

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Take A Seat

This is one of those posts where I don’t know where I want to go, but I know I want to say something. I want to use this opportunity to express, well, something. I don’t think I will go for … Continue reading

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Poetry 101

When I started writing my blog back around 2012, I was focused mostly on poetry.  I had been a contributor to another website that was purely into poetry and had contests, which whetted my appetite for the genre.   We … Continue reading

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Doing Unto Others

The other day I read a post by Colin Andray, publisher of A Dogs Life…and mine…and yours.  In it, he explored the concept of doing unto others as you would like them to do unto you.  It sounds so simple, … Continue reading

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Have It Your Way

I spent several years working for a corporation in customer service related roles, so I am probably more sensitive to and critical of poor customer skills.  I was reminded of this again earlier today.  I had been analyzing my IRA … Continue reading

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Hindsight Is 2020

I saw the attached on an email sent to me this morning.  It puts to rhyme the year that we have just survived and points to a future, ideologically, that is a return to a different, but better life then … Continue reading

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