Tag Archives: Life and Other Annoyances

#WordlessWednesday : Laughing at Life

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The changing of seasons

The leaves are done turning their spectacular colors. One by one, they fall, as the promise of snow starts flirting with the warm earth. It is a time for endings. It is a time for beginnings.

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Long Live the King

If we managed to tear our eyes away from the circus act that is the U.S. Election 2016, this week in other headlines, we learnt of the death of the Thai king. I read this news item with interest, as I … Continue reading

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#WordlessWednesday : Analyze This

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We were attacked on September 11th

“We won the Superbowl!!” “No”, I think, “You didn’t. The team you support did.” I smile. I say nothing.

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Diversity

I made a new friend yesterday. She told me that her son had moved from a predominantly black neighborhood in NYC to a mostly white upstate New York college, and really struggled with seeing, for the very first time, how it … Continue reading

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Why travel outside our comfort zone?

Faithful reader, you know that I love to travel. Did you know that people sometimes ask me why? I could give them the (yawn) cookie-cutter internet-search answer that vacations reduce stress, leave us rested and rejuvenated, with improved productivity when we get back … Continue reading

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My boss is my Facebook friend

This whole thing started a few years back, when he was not my boss, or anything similar. We met through work, we did a few tough projects together, we grew to respect each other, then like each other, and eventually … Continue reading

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A Gratitude List

Well then. I am officially saying goodbye to my old job. I’m one of anachronisms in this day and age. I’ve stuck with one job for the past 13 years. Sure, I’ve moved from position to position, from assignment to … Continue reading

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Smooth

Today’s one-word prompt on The Daily Post is “smooth”. I have not used these prompts until now, but the word whetted my appetite. Smooth as silk. Smooth as Swiss chocolate. Smooth as a lemon soufflé. Smooth as all the people … Continue reading

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