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no laughing matter

  In the cartoon, a doctor tells his middle-aged male patient: “Bad news—that fire in your belly is an ulcer.” I’d already read Sam Keen’s Fire in the Belly when I saw that New Yorker cartoon by Robert Mankoff, so … Continue reading

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Aware Volancoes

  Years ago, I attempted to join a men’s group… I thought I should commune with my “brothers”… Though I left feeling frustrated, only a short time later*… …I did learn something of value. Simply put: “You just don’t know—can’t … Continue reading

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Be Careful, hmmm?

  “I want to warn you not to take too seriously things you hear today… “…because I lie about one-third of the time—some people say two-thirds. “And I don’t know when I’m lying and when I’m telling the truth.  So … Continue reading

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Weaving My Own Understanding

  He wrapped himself in quotations—as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors.                            — Rudyard Kipling Ironically, I’m using a quote to explain why I try not to use too many quotes. True, sometimes I do succumb … Continue reading

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