Category Archives: Writing

Falsely Speaking?

Like many of you, I have friends who regularly share quotations, significant dates, or other information they feel is interesting or informative. Being the analytical type, I often investigate those piquing my curiosity. The one showcased here got my attention … Continue reading

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Nostalgically Speaking: Blood, Sweat and Beer

I wrote Blood, Sweat, and Beer just over ten years ago. It was a tribute to some of the best years of my life and the ragtag bunch of guys who helped make it so great. Yes, as I said … Continue reading

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Groupthink and Social Media

There was a time when the term groupthink brought something like the image below to mind. Everyone went along to survive. Sadly, that image is as antiquated as the floppy disk operating system. Today, groupthink might be more appropriately associated … Continue reading

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The Language War: Confusing the Issue?

A few weeks ago, I posted a blog criticizing a grammar program’s caution that I might offend someone with my narrative. It suggested I change the wording of a sentence to be more inclusive. If you’re interested in the details … Continue reading

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Conspiratorially Speaking

Recently someone responded to a blog I wrote admonishing me for assuming a conspiracy where none existed. My response was to apologize for not being as clear as possible. I was not proposing a conspiracy but rather a “go along … Continue reading

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Who Gives a Poop?

Social Media and the twenty-four-hour news cycle have seriously affected society in the 21st Century. Okay, this is not news to anyone with half a brain and the ability to pay attention to anything more than their smartphone. Still, the … Continue reading

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Speaking of Pain

A bit over two years ago, I wrote a piece titled “Seriously Doc?!.” It was my take on modern medicine’s way of assessing pain or having a patient assess pain. Yes, I am speaking of that tired old question, “On … Continue reading

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That Last Hundred Meters!

Okay! If you’ve ever watched a foot race of any length, you’ve likely seen more than one runner straining to make that last hundred meters. Whether it is to better their own time, catch the runner in front of them … Continue reading

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Stargazer

Okay, if I complete this piece, I will have kept my commitment to myself concerning the WordPress Blogaunary challenge. If I don’t, you won’t be reading it. The question of the moment is, “How do you feel when you look … Continue reading

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The Best of Me?

Okay, I posted the prompt for today (on the left) to make certain anyone seeing this knows I am responding to something, not simply touting my attributes. So, my favorite part of me is certainly not my waistline. Nor, is … Continue reading

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