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2020 

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Am I Unusual?  (Yes, This Is Rhetorical)    Today, March 30, marks ten years since I joined ActiveRain.  At least I think so.  I have checked my join date in the past but I am a bit unsure how to search for that information again.  I guess I could ask a question in the Q&A section.  I digress.  S...
03/30/2020
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 Can You Hear Me Now?   I previously mentioned taking some classes. Two of these are called Step And Steady.  The classes have a goal of improved mobility, better balance and physical endurance through exercise for those  who have experienced brain trauma or a stroke.  All was going well until th...
03/28/2020
 Reading Between The Lines Although ActiveRain is the combination of real estate professionals and others from many parts of the United States and Canada who have come together in one place to share stories about their take on the industry, their market and sometimes just the "stuff" that makes t...
03/24/2020
 Getting It Right. . . Well, Sometimes  I know it's not the best of times for many with all sorts of issues and more challenging moments possibly a part of the future.   But wait...there is still plenty of opportunity to experience much, enjoy people and things plus continue to learn.  And laugh....
03/22/2020
 Hey, Sports Fans - Desperate Yet?   Who would have ever thunk it?  A sports post from me.  Well, kinda.    Yes, the post title may have caught you by a bit of surprise.  Me too.  But, why not?  These are uncertain times as much of life as we know it has changed including the elimination of in-pe...
03/21/2020
 Tongue Biting Does Have Its Advantages Seeing or hearing medical advice from those who have no triage experience, studies cited from self-proclaimed experts and information of all sorts is definitely never in short supply.  During this time.  And let's face it -  at any time.  It seems that way ...
03/20/2020
 Let Me Get Back To You There's certainly times when a quick answer or a prompt response is both necessary as well as appreciated.  In my opinion, this should not come with eliminating perspective, thoughtful discussion and identifying logical alternatives.   This is definitely not time to exhibi...
03/18/2020
 And Then I Noticed. . .   It might go unnoticed but not today.  As I walked by the Little Free Library on my path home this morning, I saw a couple going through the offerings available to them at the corner where members of the community share and read as well as replenish on a regular basis.  ...
03/16/2020
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 C Is For Context Context is all around us.  In language.  The written word and in speech.   It leads to better communication with a real connection as one of the goals.  Maybe the most important.  And it extends to all forms of everyday living.  To gain additional insight the words of others oft...
03/12/2020
 Anticipating Thirteen As It Approaches It's almost here.  It is not particularly difficult to avoid but there are some who seem to steer clear, refrain and ignore lots of things.  For good reason and for no reason at all.  Of course, I am talking about that not-so-rare situation known as Friday ...
03/10/2020
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