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  On Being Civil  \ On Being Civil   This is not a political post. But I guess it could be construed as such if your mind works in that way.   I think of the reach far beyond that particular world and more of what happens closer to home.  In our own backyard.  And around the corner.  The topic of...
 It Happened One Late Night    It Happened One Late Nght  It doesn't seem like such a stretch to imagine a late night television show host being ousted from a job due to sagging ratings or the changing demographics of an audience.   But I am talking about a movie I recently saw and the host was n...
  Pondering Before During And After     Pondering Before During And After  Everything has a life cycle.  People.  Things around us.  An important(or for that matter an un important) project. An event.   A real estate transaction, of course.  We can find many examples.  Some are obviously/intentio...
    Pondering Kindness Without Borders     Pondering Kindness Without Borders   While looking at some quotes recently for an ActiveRain post I found this author.  The name Daniel Lubetzky was not immediately familiar to me but further investigation has shown him to be a person who has a message I...
  On Generalizations, Generally     On Generalizations, Generally   Although I can find it difficult at times, I try not to use the word Always.  Or Never.  Those who know me are aware of my use of the expression "it depends" as part of my lexicon.  I tend to use it because it fits for many of th...
    There Is No Slouching Towards Bethlehem     There Is No Slouching Towards Bethlehem   It has been quite some time since I have read anything by Joan Didion the author of Slouching Towards Bethlehem a collection of essays that share a glimpse of what was happening in the  1960s as that decade ...
  On The Subject Of Infrastructure        On The Subject Of Infrastructure   I was thinking. About an entirely different subject.  And then the subject of infrastructure came to mind.  Okay, I know it may not be a typical pondering moment.  But that's how it works.  Sometimes.   Those things arou...
  Remembering The First Time       Remembering The First Time  I was reading the post by Jeff Dowler, CRS on his visit to Legoland with his granddaughter and family.  Memories came to the surface. Ah, the first time.  The mind jumps around.  The joys of first time experiences.  Once in a lifetime...
  Pondering Rock Paper Scissors   Pondering Rock Paper Scissors  Sure, why not?  I mean you can certainly choose what works best for you.  Maybe a coin toss can come into play. Heads or tails.  And speaking of play there are lots of other games we can imagine or observe each and every day.  Of ma...

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