A Seasonal Briefing

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  When the heat beats and our stride slows to the frequency of the sun’s waves When the blessed of us go from one air conditioning unit to the coolness of another -as we only know the interim, we don’t labor in it We water our plants in the evening after the sun sets, so we aren’t wasting water on a scorched earth. Seasons do change us. I’m creeping up on another birthday and closing in on another work anniversary Both are conspiring and pushing against old ideals for myself; and pardon if I haven’t gotten a grip yet -hence my silence and absence The ego is the enemy. I’m generally trying to not be so hard on myself… a … Read More

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In Defense and Defending

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When you wax poetically arguing a case, and their response is one line: that’s a defense mechanism on their part. As if they have the better with that ‘last line in the argument’ routine, or they have the winning point, thus only requiring 1 line. So, take that! If you’re too damn busy to properly discuss this, this I believe is more fair, and I’d rather you say that. It is a Monday after all.  We give so much away about ourselves. And when we aren’t, people are left to perceive. Our entire existence, daily, is based on how we are responding to stimuli. When we aren’t in habitual mode (all those things we do as human beings: grooming-eating-working-relaxing-driving to … Read More

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Worth Noting

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Posting a compilation of important links I’ve recently come across. The Good Men Project-The Conversation No one Else is Having Also, if you listen to talk radio, my favorite intellectual is Dennis Prager. He has 3 different hours in his weekly show specifically dedicated to other topics besides politics and world events. One of them is the Male-Female hour. It’s a very open, honest, and raw discussion of male psychology, relationship dynamics, and general questions females may have in this regard. I’ve listened for years, and people call in all the time saying how their marriage has been saved from it. You can subscribe to his podcast. It’s hour 2 on Wednesdays. The Benjamin Franklin Effect: The Surprising Psychology on How … Read More

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