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That Gray Area Between Death and Life

I’d written about 300 words of a post about ethics and how like people gravitate to like people and then realized I just didn’t want to go there today.  But…Since I’m here… A very good friend of mine just found … Continue reading

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The Curse of Being Needed

Yesterday I received a phone call.  “Great news!  We had that big project we were hoping for come through.  So, when can you move halfway across the country to participate in it for the next one to five years?” My … Continue reading

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It’s All In How You Frame The Issue

I’m currently having a lot of deep thoughts, which means that my mind is unfocused and skittering back and forth between very disparate ideas and trying to connect them. (I don’t actually sit down and tell myself, “Let’s have deep … Continue reading

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Climbing the mountain

So, one day you’re out and about and you see a mountain in the distance: And you think to yourself, “I want to climb that mountain.”  So, you start to walk. And, at first it’s pretty easy.  (Although it’s harder … Continue reading

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Dealing with illness – a sprint or a marathon

“Life does not cease to be funny when people die any more than it ceases to be serious when people laugh.” – George Bernard Shaw I don’t quite know where I’m going with this one.  I just read one of … Continue reading

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Aligning your choices with what you want in life

I’ve always been someone who sort of pantsed it through life.  Which is not to say that I wasn’t successful at the things I did, just that I’ve never really had that ONE THING that I MUST accomplish.  (And hopefully … Continue reading

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I am fortunate

Sometimes it’s easy to lose sight of what we have and focus instead on what isn’t working in our lives. When I start to sink into a funk, I always think about my dad. When he was a kid he contracted a … Continue reading

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