I’ve been losing lately and I don’t like it.

I’ve been losing at cards. Consistently. I’ve been losing at Yahtzee too. And Scrabble, which never happens. I even came close to defeat in Scattergories. For me, that’s losing at the apocalyptic-level. It’s even happening with my apps. Talk about distressing. Apps are supposed to let you win every so often; it’s how they keep …

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When the plague ends – random Sunday thoughts.

I don’t know that I want the coronavirus shutdown to end. Don’t get me wrong. I’m devastated over the number of dead and infected. But if there was a way to live like we’ve been doing since the advent of the outbreak without actual sickness, that would be okay. Some good things are happening. I …

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Take care of your body. You can thank me later.

We aren’t meant to live the way most of us do. I don’t mean in the days of coronavirus shutdowns. I mean in general. For most of us, our lifestyles conflict with our nature. We aren’t meant to perform sedentary work, only to return home and sit all night. We aren’t meant to consume hours …

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Believing in yourself and vision boards.

The world is full of pretty people doing interesting-looking things with their lives and making big piles of money doing it. This would be fine if they were doing it quietly but life being what it is, they are held up across the media as poster children for the kind of life we should all …

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Take heart – knowing yourself is hard.

I suppose I could blame it on the full moon, but since I straddle the line between believing and disbelieving in lunar influences, I’m going to give that a pass. I change my mind on this from moment to moment. I believed in the power of the moon absolutely when it hung full overhead the …

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Do the structural work.

People like to say we start out perfect. “Look at that perfect baby.” I remain unconvinced regarding the accuracy of that statement. For one thing, the idea of the “perfect” baby denies the reality of babies born with problems of a wide variety of types. Positing “perfect” as the default position is unkind. It’s also, …

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