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What is justice? How did things get to be the way they are? Where do we go from here? Community and individuality, civilization and law, politics and tradition, reason and science, ritual and freedom, mercy and making a difference -- these are the issues that will determine our future.
Lately, there's been a bunch on here about writing, blogging, family, and marriage.
And then, on other days, it will just be blather -- but at least it will be in my voice.
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How to Respond to Comments on Facebook This is from author CJ Cherryh and it’s brilliantly simple. The uncommon art of common courtesy. If you didn’t get the response you wanted, say, “Thank you.” If you do get the response … Continue reading
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2015 November Gratitude Shorts 2016 Letters to Patients 2017 Field Notes from a Life in Medicine Day 1: Practice Shitty First Drafts I first heard this concept listening to Brené Brown’s book Rising Strong. …
Dear friend, I’m sorry about my lack of response to your voice mails. I’ve been busy & have not had a chance to look at your newly updated website. With luck, I expect to spend some time on it tomorrow … Continue reading
Over the several decades of my life, I have been blessed to receive a great many things which only an idiot would claim I deserved or had earned. It’s often easy to fall into the trap of seizing the low-hanging … Continue reading