Category Archives: Perspective

Home For The Holidays

Home: noun -The place (such as a house or apartment) where a person lives The above, as defined by Merriam Webster, is what a home is supposed to be. I do not totally disagree, but I do think it falls … Continue reading

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Winter Back In The Day

Now that Mother Nature is in the midst of preparing her annual gift of frosty snowstorms, I am reminded of the story about some students complaining about how cold it was, standing outside in the morning waiting for the school … Continue reading

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Made In America

As I sit here in my Levis made in Bangladesh and my sneakers made in Mexico (I don’t know where my shirt was made, but the washing instructions are in Spanish) typing on my Japanese computer with a Chinese mouse … Continue reading

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Nobody Else Does It

Each morning while reading the paper, I am compelled to check out the Charlie Brown comic strip.  I have always liked it because there is so much reality tucked into it.  The attitudes, activities, and emotions are pulled from real … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, Shop

I think everyone knows what today is.  It is the day that all the people who cannot afford to buy a lot of things during the year suddenly get up in the middle of the night for the sole purpose … Continue reading

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Silhouettes

Moving stealthily beside me My silhouette, but half of me Reflecting glances cast upon me This is all the other sees But just one side of me is showing Being that of left or right Creating incomplete conclusions The rest … Continue reading

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Giving Is Receiving

During a long and varied career with a major company  I was occasionally selected to volunteer for various causes and projects. It seems that the definition of “volunteer”had a slightly different spin on it then that of the commonly held … Continue reading

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