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  Pondering Those Good Vibrations     Pondering Those Good Vibrations  This post title might cause you to channel the Beach Boys.  That's understandable to me.  I don't if it's my California roots but that 1966 song did bring back some old memories as the inspiration passed me on the road the oth...
05/23/2019
 Slow Down You Are Moving Too Fast   Slow Down You Are Moving Too Fast  I have been known to speak too quickly.  Sometimes speaking before thinking if I am not mindful.  Moving too quickly.  Bypassing or skipping things as the world goes by.  There's a lot to be said for slowing down.  I am defin...
05/22/2019
  And The Subject Was Roses   And The Subject Was Roses   The other day arrived with the sound not of a gentle pitter-patter but somewhat more intense. Definitely not a light rain or just a drizzle.  In Southern California we have experienced more precipitation than usual and most of us are grate...
05/20/2019
Making A Right Turn From The Left Lane  Making A Right Turn From The Left Lane   Recently I saw it happen.  For a split second I wanted a police car to show up but it was early, very little traffic so I guess this may be example of  "No Harm".    I then wondered about changing directions.  Was th...
05/18/2019
  No Rhyme.  No Reason.  Just A Thought.      No Rhyme.  No Reason.  Just A Thought. Things happen. And then they don't.   No complaints from me.  Not this time.  Disappearing posts.  Photos/images there one minute and then gone the next.  Comments going AWOL.  Other things happening.  Oh, well. ...
05/17/2019
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  On Adaptability    On Adaptability  I assume we can each appreciate the importance of adaptability in our lives.  A quick look at the Internet shows us this definition from Oxford Dictionaries that adaptability is the quality of being able to adjust to new conditions.  Easier defined perhaps th...
05/16/2019
 Choosing All Or Nothing    Choosing All Or Nothing   The possibilities are everywhere it seems.  Some say the opportunties are as well.   It's a choice of course but how does one choose?  Well I imagine there are times when the lesser of two evils prevails.  So much for the best/better man(or wo...
05/15/2019
 Something Like Mondegreen    Something Like Mondegreen   I don't know how it happened.  I mean I can't point to the exact moment or the specifics of the most recent example.  Mondegreen is the word(as defined by Merriam-Webster online) used to describe the mishearing or misinterpreting of words....
05/14/2019
  Lessons Learned Courtesy Of Dr. Ruth      Lessons Learned Courtesy Of Dr. Ruth  Recently I saw the documentary Ask Dr. Ruth.  You likely know Dr. Ruth Westheimer.  She is the diminutive German-born woman who made a name for herself in part as an expert on late night television and other media o...
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  Likely Not A Tall Tale From Mrs. Alcindor    Likely Not A Tall Tale From Mrs. Alcindor  I have no reason to doubt Kareem Abdul-Jabbar(born:  Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr) who was a standout basketball player at UCLA and then later professionally both with the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles...
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