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The Fly, the Trap and Me

The fly got the best of me. I hate to admit that. I mean, it’s just a fly. Small creature with a brief life. No excessive cunning or evil plan does it have. Just flying and buzzing. And flying and … Continue reading

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Breaking the Rules without Breaking Bad

Break the rules. That’s the advice I give people who are feeling constrained or stifled by the endless rules that abound in life or art or anything for that matter. Sometimes they are arbitrary. Sometimes they are illogical. Sometimes they … Continue reading

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To Andromeda and Beyond Control

“In four billion years scientists say the Andromeda and Milky Way galaxies will collide.” That was the snippet of conversation I heard at lunch today. Talk about worrying about events set in the future. Talk about worrying about events beyond … Continue reading

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Take Back Control of Your Life with Knowledge

Do you understand why you do what you do? Do you understand what contributes to your happiness? Do you understand the psychology and science behind your behaviors? You should. First, you should because there are a countless forces in the … Continue reading

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The Hive: Coming soon to a Reality Near You

Are we that far removed from the Hive? A world unto its own. I was down at the Mayo Clinic this last week several times with my nephew (he’s doing well). The Mayo Clinic is a very sophisticated venture. Their … Continue reading

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A Microwave Life

The microwave is dead. Or it’s “Mostly Dead” as Miracle Max might say. My cold coffee used to take a minute to make nice and toasty. Now it takes three minutes to make it lukewarm. At this point I suspect … Continue reading

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Because We’re Adults

One of my favorite quotable movies is “The Ref” with Denis Leary, Kevin Spacey and Judy Davis.  Filled with great lines. One exchange goes like this on X-mas eve (Denis Leary is Gus and it helps to envision him saying … Continue reading

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