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A Fox Sparrow Prospecting in the Ground Litter

April 14th, 2019 No Comments

Being forced by age to adjust my expectations opened up a new aspect of birdwatching.

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What is Stealing the Wind from Our Sails?

April 7th, 2019 No Comments

Something is stealing the wind from our sails – a few prime suspects.

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Confessions of a Hard-Core Clock Watcher

March 30th, 2019 2 Comments

A brief philosophical meander on the nature of time aided by Einstein and Thoreau.

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On the 30th Anniversary of the Internet: Are We Moving Toward the Light?

March 17th, 2019 1 Comment

Asserting that the 30th anniversary of the Internet is a time to push pause and gather our thoughts concerning where it is taking us.

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The Housekeeper’s Digital Purse: Algorithms in My Pocket

March 9th, 2019 1 Comment

Putting algorithms to work for my financial advantage – wishful thinking or a stroke of genius?

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Truth Twisters, Radical Reformers and My Civic Duty

March 2nd, 2019 Comments Off on Truth Twisters, Radical Reformers and My Civic Duty

A Monopoly inspired solution to the political quagmire of governments who play fast and loose with the truth.

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Random Act of Metaphor: The First Killdeer

February 24th, 2019 Comments Off on Random Act of Metaphor: The First Killdeer

Looking forward to spring and my reliable harbinger of its arrival.

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Could You Walk a Mile in Their Shoes?

February 17th, 2019 1 Comment

In the spirit of “walk a mile in my shoes”, a plea for us all to look a little deeper into people who provoke our indignation.

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Building a Better Mousetrap: A Baby Boomer Consumer’s Rant

February 10th, 2019 Comments Off on Building a Better Mousetrap: A Baby Boomer Consumer’s Rant

Grinding my axe about the business world’s shift to the self-serve, do it yourself model.

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January Snowstorm: Dancing on the Grand Stage of Life

February 2nd, 2019 1 Comment

Looking inside the heart of a snowstorm for the untamed beauty hiding in it.

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