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Don’t be lame

One moment, I was walking down the jetway in Chicago, lost in thought. The next moment, I was on the floor, sprawled on a rubber mat that was covering an irregular surface of the ramp. Unfortunately, the rubber mat had … Continue reading

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It’s always a choice

People often remark about my grey hair.  Some of the comments are very funny.  A young man working at the 7/11 told me he liked my hair, adding, “yeah, I’m a Raiders’ fan.” (The Oakland Raiders’ team colors are silver … Continue reading

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Moving past shame to bring our best selves

Recently, I’ve become intrigued by the work of Brené Brown, a Professor of Social Work at the University of Houston, who studies shame. (Check her out! brenebrown.com) Growing up in the Midwest in the 1950’s, I recall a lot of … Continue reading

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