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Paper Candidates: The Mushrooms of Election Season

October 13th, 2018 No Comments

Pondering the proliferation of candidates who spring up for each election and wondering if democracy really should guarantee that anyone can throw their hat in the ring.

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In Praise of Mother Nature’s Plain Jane Children

October 6th, 2018 No Comments

Singing the praises of Mother Nature’s more subtle works of art.

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Prevailing Winds and the Distant Shore of Wisdom

September 29th, 2018 No Comments

Calling on some of the great thinkers for insight into the pursuit of wisdom.

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Renegade Metaphors in the Sixth Industrial Revolution

September 22nd, 2018 No Comments

Tracing the history of industrial revolutions and a slightly tongue-in-cheek crystal ball gaze at what lies ahead.

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When I Grow Old and Wear the Bottom of My Trousers Rolled – Hungry Perch

September 15th, 2018 Comments Off on When I Grow Old and Wear the Bottom of My Trousers Rolled – Hungry Perch

Remembering the sweet pleasure of fishing for hungry perch at the mouth of the creek in simpler times.

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Random Act of Metaphor: A Stilt-Legged Master of Disguise

September 1st, 2018 2 Comments

Stopping to appreciate those moments when the brush stores of Mother Nature are the most subtle.

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Brain Drain, Caffeine Injections and Big Bang Theory Reruns

August 25th, 2018 Comments Off on Brain Drain, Caffeine Injections and Big Bang Theory Reruns

The brain drain debate that happens between me and my brain every work afternoon.

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Random Act of Metaphor – The 200 Million Year Wisdom of the Turtle

August 11th, 2018 Comments Off on Random Act of Metaphor – The 200 Million Year Wisdom of the Turtle

Finding inspiration in the take-life-as-it-comes attitude of the turtle.

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Microlearning: An Old Dog Draws His Line in the Sand

August 4th, 2018 Comments Off on Microlearning: An Old Dog Draws His Line in the Sand

An old dog declaring that he will not be getting on board with microlearning in the few years he has left before retirement.

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Beware: Old Man Apathy is Spitting Mad

July 28th, 2018 Comments Off on Beware: Old Man Apathy is Spitting Mad

A reluctant look into what drives the horrific acts of violence that are occurring at an alarming rate.

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