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Everything In Threes

It is said that there is a pattern that famous stars tend to die in threes.  Whether or not this pattern is a genuine one or not, it has long been recognized that groups of threes are soothing and form … Continue reading

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I Wasn’t Aware It Was A Race

This morning at about 6:30AM or so, I was getting ready to leave for work when it appeared as if everyone was rustling about for one reason or another.  As I was getting ready to head out the door someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: Launch Your Dream

Launch Your Dream:  A 30-Day Plan For Turning Your Passion Into Your Profession, by Dale Partridge [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] It should go without saying … Continue reading

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A Blast Of Desert Heat

As I woke up after far too few hours of sleep this morning [1], I pondered about some of the matters I had not written about in my nocturnal rant about the heat.  There had been different prognostications about the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dealing With People You Can’t Stand

Dealing With People You Can’t Stand:  How To Bring Out The Best In People At Their Worst, by Dr. Rick Brinkman and Dr. Rick Kirschner In reading this book I was struck by a very powerful set of mixed feelings. … Continue reading

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Let Them Lead You In The Right Direction

“Follow your heart, your intuition, let them lead you in the right direction,” sang Jewel [1] on the chorus to her top 40 hit from her dance pop “sellout” album 0304 that ended up going only gold and failed to … Continue reading

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You Were Wrong; I Was Right; You Said Goodbye; I Said Goodnight

Early this morning, shortly after I arrived at work, I found that one of my erstwhile coworkers was handing out tasty candy with a card attached.  The card I received had a cute pink and orange bird on level ground … Continue reading

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Profitless Toil

Yesterday morning, I wrote at some length about the general feeling that life was profitless toil not only for me but for humanity in general [1].  There were two layers of that day that led to my reflections on that … Continue reading

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While You Were Away, Or, An Open Letter To My Former Desk Neighbor

Dear [name redacted], During my brief visits over the past couple of weeks to send reports via ftp, which I am still unable to do at my regular desk, you commented that you wondered how the sales managers would fare … Continue reading

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Last Of The Mohicans

You know that empty feeling an office gets when a long weekend approaches?  It begins early in the day, as people call in sick with imaginary maladies in order to stretch a three day weekend into four days.  Even for … Continue reading

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