Mismatched ShoesI admit it’s not an issue for me on most occasions.  Thankfully.    But let’s look at situations where a mismatch might be more common.  It definitely happens in real estate and in real life.  A connection that might be “just fine” under different circumstances  results in a mix ...
 X Marks The SpotAnd So Much MoreSure, we have heard that  “X” marks the spot.  But it marks so much more.   Views from the extreme can be used to make a point.  And then there are “X” games.  Too much of the same?  Perhaps.   Exclamation points definitely have a place.  And it’s not always at th...
 A PennyFor Your Thoughts A penny.  One cent.  One hundred of them creates a dollar.  It all begins with “one”.   And what becomes of one thought, let alone one hundred of them?   Collecting thoughts in a moment or during a lifetime can create treasures.  Maybe not monetarily but perhaps somethin...
 Not TallerBut Growing More Tolerant It  has been some time since I have seen a growth chart let alone check my height.  Growing up, I never expected to be a giant, be an expert basketball player or be the one who is always called to reach something on the highest shelf without the use of my tipp...
 Not The First I know February typically has 28 days and if the AR scheduler is working properly, it will be the 25th when this post is published.  Yes, there are a few days left in the month but thoughts of “the first” have been on my mind as we anticipate the arrival of  March.  For a relativel...
 Routine Randomness ReduxI admit that a certain routineness can become a part of life so I believe a regular dose of randomness seems to work for me.   It is not reckless abandon. Maybe it’s a case where the same old, same old is pursued with a bit of a twist.  Or it happens as part of a bigger p...
 Sunday BestI remember. . .and it wasn’t thaaaat long ago, but the term Sunday Best meant something.  In my mind it refers to a person’s best clothes typically worn to church or for a special occasion.   I imagine that term has lost favor in recent years as the workplace becomes a lot more casual...
 It Could Happen Here. . .  And So Can Any IncidentPerseverance, Pondering And More  Like many people,  I have experienced the events happening in Texas this week albeit from a distance.  And it’s a reminder that it could happen here too.  Anywhere, in fact.    Those of us who live in what some i...
Ya Gotta Problem With Dat. . .   Let’s be clear.  I can’t do an impression or impersonation of anyone.  It’s barely conceivable that I can effectively communicate here or in the real world.   That said, imagine this post title spoken by a noir esque character in an old black and white movie.   Ya...
Decisions.  Decisions. . .   It’s understandable, at least to me, that people are thinking about decision-making a lot these days.   However, let’s face it, decisions are something that face us each day - and many moments within that day.   Some of those decisions are of greater significance whil...

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