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Pandemic Opportunities

It seems to me…. “It’s an ill wind that blows no one any good.”  ~ Proverb[1]. All of us have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  It still remains considerably premature to predict what long-term effects will result though … Continue reading

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Impediments To Success

It seems to me…. “Success is almost totally dependent upon drive and persistence. The extra energy required to make another effort or try another approach is the secret of winning.” ~ Denis Waitley[1]. The “Horatio Alger myth” is based on … Continue reading

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Our Education System Is Failing

It seems to me…. “We will fiercely challenge those forces within the education establishment who impede innovation in our schools and who protect and defend inequality and institutional failure.” ~ Campbell Brown[1]. Anyone realistically evaluating the U.S. educational system would … Continue reading

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Marriage Prospectives

It seems to me…. “Love – A temporary insanity curable by marriage.” ~ Ambrose Bierce[1]. It cannot be determined why or when our ancestors became basically monogamous but it possibly was as early as 2 million years ago with the … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Einstein, Chiildren, Child, Childbirth, College, College, Degree, Divorce, Education, Genus Homo, Graduation, High School, Marriage, Marriage, Monogamous, National Center for Health Statistics, Parenting, School, School, Spouse, University | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

They Are Just Kids

It seems to me…. “Our sires’ age was worse than our grandsires’. We, their sons, are more worthless than they; so in our turn we shall give the world a progeny yet more corrupt.” ~ Horace[1], Book III of Odes, … Continue reading

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Civil Unrest

It seems to me… “Capitalism inevitably and by virtue of the very logic of its civilization creates, educates, and subsidizes a vested interest in social unrest.” ~ Joseph A. Schumpeter. There is racial disparity within the U.S. legal system. Caucasian … Continue reading

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Life’s Stages

It seems to me… “We come fresh to the different stages of life, and in each of them we are quite inexperienced, no matter how old we are.” François de la Rochefoucauld. There have been times in my life when … Continue reading

Posted in Age, Aging, Challenges, Childbirth, Crisis, Divorce, Employment, Events, Graduation, Growth, Illness, Influences, Job Termination, Life, Marriage, Plans, Preferences, Retirement, School, Stages, Trials, Unexpected | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments