• Name Calling

    Many years ago, when both of our kids were under age 5, I was working full time...

  • Wonderful Rainy Days

    Rainy days can bring out the best or worst in people, especially in New York City.  Yesterday...

  • Nice Job

    While social media has all kinds of icons to say “Bravo,” “Nice job” or “Kudos,” — it’s...

  • Never Existed

    If you need a good reason to be yourself, here you go: Everyone else is taken.  Yup,...

  • Universal Banking

    Kindness, love and generosity are no-obligation, one-way-transactions. It’s our choice to give them to others. ✨ Yet,...

  • Ultimate Sacrifice

    Today is Memorial Day, the day to honor those men and women who have walked in shoes...

  • Alter Egos

    There’s this person called @SilverDisobedience and then there’s me. SilverDisobedience is working to change the discussion on...

  • The Meaning of Wisdom

    I don’t think I know what it means to be wise. I think I understand the concept...

  • Why I’m an Optimist

    I’m often asked: Why are you so optimistic? My answer is simple: I can’t figure out why...

  • Lifetimes

    For those who understand life, time and lifetimes of experience, our later years are the rewards that...

  • Rainy Zendays

    “It is what it is.” I have a bit of disagreement with this primary tenet of Zen...

  • Colliding Realizations

    The pathway to personal peace actually resides within the colliding realizations of what we want and what...

  • Tuning In

    Problems are messages. They are signals sent by the Ministry of Life, asking us to tune in...

  • Age Old Perceptions

    Perceptions of age reside in our minds. It is wholly possible to alter how we age via...

  • Compromise

    Are you capable of compromise? Able to settle differences by negotiating mutual concessions between those concerned? Reach...

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