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Words of Wisdom from Dr. Don Essig–Election Results Notwithstanding–Get the Desk Out of the Way!

Okay. About to learn the election results, about to know if there’s a lean in any direction, differently or similar, I came upon this. Dr. Don Essig and I, he two years my senior, go waaaaay back as members of … Continue reading

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More Important Than Tomorrow’s Election

Life itself flows with many currents. The up-front and on-top are the currents of personal realities, close-held allegiances. Seldom if ever aside from angst, concern and relief or worry. Tomorrow is a voting day. We each hold what we believe, … Continue reading

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Our Problem: Tone Deafness

I’m the last one to say I’m good at this. But, I’ll give it a go. Flooded with the Tsunami of hatred and mailed bombs and peoples’ faithful religious beliefs making them an assault rifle target, something came to mind … Continue reading

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Measuring Life

I am aware life has become divisive, a blame-game to chart the day, a time when the mail can deliver bombs. It is in that I thought of those in my life for whom I have the fullest respect, which … Continue reading

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Have Kind and Humble Disappeared?

Don’t be mistaken. Even though I’ve been in Austin since 1997, I’m not a Country fan. Well, I did attend a Willie concert once, but that’s it. Simply give me Josh Groban and Celine Dion and James Taylor and I’m … Continue reading

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A Tale/Tail of Two, No, Make it Three

This is a three-subject focus—part of my “sense” of who I am and who I am to be. The first is fishing. Surprised? What do I remember? Of course, no different than anyone else, I remember the “ones caught.” The … Continue reading

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A Major Coping Factor

“The function of a leader within any institution: to provide that regulation through his or her non-anxious, self-defined presence.” Edwin H Friedman This morning, Thursday, October 11, 2018, I think of Edwin H. Friedman, God rest his soul. He took … Continue reading

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