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Time Flies AgainAs Another AR Anniversary Arrives I have said it before.  Likely you have as well.  Mere minutes turn into hours. Then, days into weeks. After that, those months transform to years.  Then the decades can become life-long memories. All too fast.  Yes, time flies in ways that seem f...
Pooh PonderingRemembering Blustery Days Although I wouldn’t describe our relationship as close, I knew of the adventures of Winnie the Pooh as a child.   My younger sister had a book, maybe more than one, but beyond the basic storyline, I wasn’t that aware of much else.   Literature can be quite ...
 on March 14Pies, Pi Plus How They Connect There are many things tossed about on the ActiveRainLand playground. Kinda like life where various choices are constantly thrown our way. Once I moved on from a career in real estate sales, I learned the industry observer professional profile option was ...
 That Thing About Quotes. . .Super Tuesday Thoughtsto Ponder and to Question. . .  Today in California our election primary will be held.  Super Tuesday, as it is known, will be held for more than a baker's dozen other states too. Campaigning can certainly conjure up an abundance of words.  And a...
Testing Patience and Participation As Pondering Continues. . .  My first thought when the February ActiveRain Challenge was announced in a post by Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! was that it was interesting but likely not one where I would participate.  I have entered (and not entered) many AR ch...
 Thursday Food for Thought. . .  It was about fifteen years ago (before joining ActiveRain) when I became a Facebook member.  I wasn’t sure how I would fit in.  After all, telling tales and talking about myself was not exactly in my wheelhouse. I chose a different path.  Not by sharing my deepest...
  Pondering in ProcessAn Anatomy of a Post Not Yet Completed. . .  Dreaming may bring visionary thoughts to fruition.  Thinking beyond that peaceful getaway can prompt possibilities. Even when that drowsy escape is temporary, pondering and wondering can expand my inner dialogue.  There need not b...
 Remembering Restrooms for RhinosAnd Other Random RecollectionsOn February Second. . .  Beginning in junior high, I participated in public speaking competitions with students from other schools. I am not certain what led me to take that path, but I am grateful for the experience even if each outc...
 Reciprocity RocksWhen It’s Repetitive. . .  A November 27, 2023 post by Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! addressed the issue of reciprocity.  It’s a topic that has a long ActiveRain history.  Like many of Wanda's posts, this one stayed with me.   I have written about reciprocity. Many of you have...
Cause Effect AndThe Conversation AboutIntelligence Continues . . . Repetition plays a role in life. It continues to be a regular part of my experience on this planet.   Some may say it is repartee although I imagine rigamarole might be more accurate.  In this regard, everyday life is simply compl...

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