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Intimacy

I am fond of words, especially words with more than one meaning.  Wordplay is fun too.  Double entendres are great; I am a fan of Austin Powers because of this reason.  For the last few months, I have been thinking of the word “intimacy” and writing a blog about the word.  Now that I am… Continue reading Intimacy

Activism, End of the world, family, Happiness, Social Awareness, success, Uncategorized

Disposable

Among many things around my house that have been broken, I was asked, “Why don’t you just get a new one.  It would only cost $X!” To begin with, I want to be clear, in this case, $X does not mean just any amount.  In this case, $X means, to the speaker, a value that… Continue reading Disposable

Education, End of the world, family, Friendship, Generation X, Happiness, Social Awareness, social media, success, Uncategorized

Persistence

As a father, I push my daughter to fail.  As a teacher, I encourage my students to fail.  As a friend, I love seeing my friends fail. As a member of society, I am happy to see when a culture fails.  Failure is frightening. Failure is taxing. Failure is difficult. Failure is important. “There is… Continue reading Persistence