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Daily Obstruction: The Three L’s

15 Jul

Lois Mona

The Three L’s

 

The key to a long life: laughter, love, living in the moment.

 

(Happy 80th Birthday to Mona & Lois!)

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Daily Obstruction: Pith and Pomp

11 Jun

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Pith and Pomp

 

Pretty phrases are like a Christmas tree – an elaborately decorated symbol of life upon the boughs of death.  Aphorisms are like a gnarled tree upon a lonely mountain pass – difficult but beautiful in its own way, and remarkably alive.

Daily Obstruction: Fool’s Dilemma

13 May

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Fool’s Dilemma

 

The philosopher’s fundamental questions – freedom of the will and determinism – are the playthings of monkey mind.

 

Daily Obstruction: Wisdom in the Information Age

11 May

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Wisdom in the Information Age

 

All the treasure-troves may be at your fingertips, but unless you are a lapidary, you may find yourself mistaking costume jewelry for gemstones.