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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

Careers, family, Friendship, Happiness, success, Uncategorized

The path not clearly set at a divergence

For some their path is clear.  For them, the route may be planned out and already, somewhat, forged ahead before their departure.  This would look different for each: For some, a family business or tradition that they continue to build with.  They learn from seeing the successes of their loved ones and they learn to… Continue reading The path not clearly set at a divergence