Tag Archives: Personal reflection

Overview Effect

I often wonder why certain people — myself included — have such different views when it comes to living our lives. By different, I mean not conforming to the majority of people. Obviously, because I think I’m smart, I believe … Continue reading

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Grief

From Wikipedia: Grief is a multifaceted response to loss, particularly to the loss of someone or something that has died, to which a bond or affection was formed. Although conventionally focused on the emotional response to loss, it also has … Continue reading

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Religious, Spiritual, or . . . Something Else?

An interesting thing happened to me today . . . I commented on a post of a blog I follow, and my comment did not make it past the moderation stage.  It done disappeared.  I commented on a post that … Continue reading

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Self Confidence

I was working on a different post, but a comment on an old post of mine gave me pause.  The post is “I Want To Kill Myself“, and the comment related to something I said. In that post I made … Continue reading

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Hartwick Professionals, Inc. Joke(s) of the Week – Part 3

Edited to Add: It occurred to me cartoons, even if clipped from the newspaper, are copyrighted material.  Ignorance is no excuse for using them without permission.  I could try and get permission from the authors, but it’s difficult to get … Continue reading

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I would read me. In fact, I do.

Implementing my plan to offer up one blog post per day means intermingling new material with some of my pre-blog writing.  That means reading stuff I wrote a number of years ago. I should explain my writing process.  I get … Continue reading

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Creativity . . . an old man’s path to purpose

Like everyone else I would like (but don’t expect) confirmation of having worth beyond that of being able to feed myself, clean up after myself, and not be a bother to others.  OK, that last part is a bit iffy. … Continue reading

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