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go team

Rogers had Hammerstein. Han Solo had Chewbacca. Cookies have milk. And I have … you. The “Thanks and Acknowledgements” section of my book, The Best Advice So Far, ends with this: “My sincere thanks, as well, to every person so far who has read or listened or pondered or asked a question or...


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skin and bones

I fully realize that, upon initial consideration, you may think that something is very wrong with me; but I realized something tonight in a new way. I realized that I enjoy seeing skin stretched and creased. What’s more (and please don’t judge), I actually get even a little more pleasure from...


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duplicity

I don’t know about you, but last week’s post really got me thinking.  It led me to the realization that all of us, to some degree, are duplicitous, with corners of our lives that don’t seem to fit the whole. Generally patient people may find themselves yelling aloud in irritation at others...


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the non-people

Before I even start today’s post, I have a feeling I’m going to upset some people. I suspect that even some avid and supportive readers are going to make frowny faces in my direction. But I just have to get this out. To set the stage, I want to ask you to go beyond mere reading for a bit and to...