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 This Is The Post...   This is the post that nearly didn't happen.  For a number of reasons.  I started.  Then paused.  Pondered.  Put it aside.  And now I am back...again...maybe I will complete the challenge by Jeff Dowler, CRS.  Maybe not.  We'll see.  No promises.     I have read quite a few ...
 Mountains, Molehills And Miscellany      Mountains, Molehills And Miscellany Making mountains out of molehills.  Another familiar idiom.  Heard before.  Perhaps countless times.  Likely repeated once or twice too.  If one lets his mind wander, all sorts of things can creep in for a visit.    Tod...
  On The Job Training     On The Job Training   In a world where people are hungry for quick fixes and sound bites, for instant gratification, there's no patience for the long, slow rebuilding process:  implementing after-school programs, hiring more community workers to act as mentors, adding mo...
 Even A Broken Clock    Even A Broken Clock  Each of us is likely familiar with the phrase that even a broken clock is right twice a day. For absolutely no reason my mind pondered about questioning.  But while questioning of all sorts may be on some minds, the concept of information-gathering has...
  Rocketman Soars But Shows Sores    Rocketman Soars But Shows Sores  This past weekend I went to see the movie Rocketman.  I hadn't read reviews prior to seeing it but was aware of the subject as a glimpse of the life of Elton John.   The movie was released with wide distribution on May 31 so ob...
 Gray Matters    Gray Matters  Regardless how one spells gray(sometimes called grey)...gray does matter. And it is a subject that extends beyond the popularity of the color or its many variations.  When it comes to how the term gray matter is defined by Merriam Webster I found: neural tissue espe...
  An Introduction To The Farewell     An Introduction To The Farewell   For those who follow my posts on even a semi-regular basis may know that I have shared my thoughts on movies, movie-going and many things film-related.  I make no excuses about liking films especially those that may be identi...
  Ah To The Ides Of July     Ah To The Ides Of July  Perhaps it's a case of being dissatisfied as merely the seventh month of the year.  Or maybe July has an inferiority complex-of-sorts about being known as not much more than the place where the United States holds its Independence Day celebrati...
  Maybe It Was Some Crossed Wires     Maybe It Was Some Crossed Wires   Although I thought I knew the meaning of the idiom I checked the definition of "crossed wires" in The Urban Dictionary to make sure.   I found it to be or become confused, mistaken or mentally disordered(about something).  An...
  Topics That Truly Need No Further Discussion   Topics That Truly Need No Further Discussion  You may recall the "Coffee Talk With Linda Richman" sketch from the Saturday Night Live television show which encouraged viewers to "talk amongst yourselves" on various subjects. Current topics.  The in...

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