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Archive for November 2011

The Calm Before the Chaos

Thanksgiving week and all is quiet today.  Tomorrow both my daughters, my sister and her husband arrive for the holiday.  Lately it’s been pretty quiet around the house.  One of the things I miss about not working is the socialization.  I didn’t expect that exactly.  Going to a job every day meant hanging out with…

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Metaphysical Thoughts

The prefix meta- means going beyond.  Metaphysical considerations, going beyond the physical, leads us into abstract thought.  Abstractions of a spiritual nature cannot be proven.  And yet, often, we believe these abstractions to be true.  As humans will do, we argue about the abstractions. Some start wars and ultimately kill over these abstractions.  I find…

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Change Your Perspective

When trying to problem-solve it’s good to get some distance in order to look at it in a different way.  You know that old adage, “You can’t see the forest for the trees.”  When bogged down by challenges, we are are often just too close to see what’s going on.   How do you get…

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