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The Freedom of Sympathy

Ms. Joplin might convince you that you have to give everything up in order to be free.  Pat, concurs with his ideal of freedom.  Reflecting on the two views show something similar; a regret held against giving someone up.  Freedom is an increasingly complex concept.  If one accepts freedom as lacking in responsibility it aligns… Continue reading The Freedom of Sympathy

911, Activism, Corona Virus, Education, End of the world, family, Friendship, Happiness, Pearl Harbor, Politics, Scams, Social Awareness, social media, Uncategorized

Query

Through the night, while I was unable to sleep, I formulated the latest query for the book that I have written.  A query, for those who are like me until a few years ago, is a description of your book that you would submit to agents to see if they want to represent you, and/or… Continue reading Query

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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