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“Eastwooding”: Our Failure to Communicate

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At last week’s Republican National Convention, the most talked about speech did not dribble from the mouth of a politician. Actor/director Clint Eastwood stole the show during his bizarre dialog with an empty chair on which an invisible President Obama … Continue reading

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How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to Change a Person?

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This week I unleash my “Inner Geek” with a Star Trek reference. In an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation, Captain Picard is interrogated by a sadistic captor, Gul Madred. Day after day, Madred tells Captain Picard to look at an … Continue reading

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The Crescent Sun

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“You are perfect just as you are. And you can use a little improvement.” Suzuki Roshi This is one of my favorite quotes because it gets to the heart of our human predicament. We are part perfect and part neurotic, part … Continue reading

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