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 Awareness As Well AsAdaptability. . .  Practice.  Practice.  Practice.  And then practice some more.  While perfection remains elusive, there is much good to say about practice habits. But along with practice the words "become" and "stay" make more sense especially when combined with "aware". Be...
11/16/2021
 Postscript Pondering. . .  Recently, I received an email promising all sorts of things.  For one reason or another, I didn’t delete it. At least not immediately.    In the email there was not one but multiple postscripts added.  Perhaps I didn’t delete the email as quickly as usual but catching ...
11/13/2021
Wikipedia Wabbit Wholes(A Not-So Wordless WednesdayIn Case You Were Wondering)   I am a long-time fan of Jeopardy! dating back to the days as a child when Art Fleming was the host and Don Bardo was the announcer of the long-running quiz show.  I admit I don’t have any delusions of achieving eithe...
11/10/2021
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 In And OutPlus All Sorts Of Other Options. . .     In-And-Out is a California-born fast food chain that is well-loved by many in The Golden State.   And quite a few beyond our borders too. In fact, some of the rave reviews are legendary.   The chain’s footprint has grown here to the hundreds and...
11/07/2021
  Parsley, Sage,RosemaryAnd Time While I have been known to mess up, mash up and mix up song lyrics aplenty this is something a bit different from my pondering pantry.  Yes, I know it’s thyme and not time in the song but let’s face it, time is on my mind(maybe yours too) as many of us will once a...
11/04/2021
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  On The First. . .  Today is November 1.   It is the 305th day of the year with 60 days left in 2021.  Each month seems to have no shortage of holidays. And there are some well-known(as well as plenty of lesser-known) ones taking place in the next thirty days.    Birthdays and Anniversaries can ...
11/01/2021
On Placing Limits In All Forms And Being Unleashed. . .    Unleashed is a pet store within the greater Petco family of pet-related retailers.  Prior to entering their store, you are greeted with a sign that reads something like this: Unleashed is a feeling but being leashed in our store is the la...
10/28/2021
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 If You Listen. . .   When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know.  But if you listen, you may learn something new. Attributed to Dalai Lama When it comes to the power of listening, careful listening, there is nothing quite as important in my opinion. When we aim for better unders...
10/25/2021
 The Price of Pluck Per Pound. . .   For some reason - I kept the following quote.   Pondering potential?  Perhaps.  A pound of pluck is worth a ton of luck.    Attributed to(as our wise friend, AR Ambassador Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS now includes in his posts):     James A Garfield When i...
10/22/2021
  Storage Spaces And Such. . . I have never had a space in one of the many such storage facilities that exist in our area and across the country but I am well aware that I may be “alone” since many people do.  But beyond the storage of things, I was thinking about the storage of ones own car the ...
10/12/2021
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