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On My Mind – Going Home – 9/17/2018

“So Long As The Memory Of Certain Beloved Friends Lives In My Heart, I Shall Say That Life Is Good” Helen Keller I wasn’t able to post this weekend for the very best of reasons.  I spent the weekend in … Continue reading

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On My Mind – Principiis – What Counts – 9/9/2018

What Counts “It is not the critic who counts, nor the one who points out how the strong man stumbled or how the doer of deeds might have done better.  The credit belongs to the man who is actually in … Continue reading

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On My Mind – Principiis – Six Mistakes Of Man – 8/4/2018

**Marcus Tullius Cicero, the great Roman orator who died in 43 B.C., recorded what he considered to be the six most drastic mistakes repeatedly made by man.** The delusion that individual advancement is achieved by crushing others The tendency to … Continue reading

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On My Mind – Principiis – Live A Good Life – 7/31/2018

Live A Good Life If there are Gods and they are just, they will not care how devout you have been, but will welcome you based on the virtues you have lived by. If there are Gods but unjust, then … Continue reading

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On My Mind – Principiis – If – 7/28/2018

IF If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait … Continue reading

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On My Mind – Principiis – 7/28/2018

**Warning – This Post and those that follow in what I hope to make an occasional series is not going to be of interest to many – likely most of you.  I’m taking the opportunity to write for an audience … Continue reading

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On My Mind – The 4th – 7/4/2018

I know it’s a bit cliche but do you ever wonder what Washington, Jefferson and Adams would have thought if we were able to bring them forward in time and give them a look at what the country they created … Continue reading

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On My Mind – June Wrap-up – 7/3/2018

I’ve never done a monthly wrap-up before but – following other blogs – they seem to be pretty ubiquitous so I thought I’d give it a try. On balance, June was a pretty good month.  It started with a wonderful … Continue reading

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On My Mind – Book Nooks – 6/30/2018

Apologies in advance of this one -it’s a pure vanity post – but it’s something I’ve wanted to do for awhile. As is obviously the case, the focus of this site has always been the books I’ve read – particularly … Continue reading

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On My Mind – Turquoise Table – 6/10/2018

I’ve moved a great deal over the course of the last 30 years – every two to three years on average.  I’ve lived in many cities – both here in the U.S. and overseas and I’ve always been both fascinated … Continue reading

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