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Trying Out Daily Foundation Activities

If you’ve read some of my blog posts before or follow me on social media, you know that I consistently struggle with figuring out how to best identify all I want to do in life and how to get it done. Some call this topic productivity, but I find that word to be problematic. For […]

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Katharine Hepburn and Atheism

In this 1973 interview on the Dick Cavett Show, Katharine Hepburn clearly and concisely explains why I and so many others are atheists and have absolutely no use whatsoever for religion. Religion is, for me, a distraction from what we should be doing in life – being good people and helping others. Listen to this […]

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10% Happier – Book Review

I‘ve decided to write mostly on Medium now. So, I’ll link to my Medium articles from here. Check out my review of the book 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works by Dan Harris. Also check out the links in the […]

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#DoSomethingEveryDay To Blunt the Impact of Trump

I wrote this article to offer ideas on how we can lessen the impact that a Trump Presidency is likely to foster in our country. “If you are an independent woman, person of color, LGBTQ, Muslim, Jewish, non-Christian, atheist, immigrant, disabled, a white heterosexual Christian male who has love in your heart, or anyone who cares […]

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Keeping It Simple in Information Development

This post is going to run counter to a lot of conventional wisdom. When people write about information development they often extol the virtues of the latest content creation or delivery software and technologies. I myself have done that too. But I have been in this business for a long time and there are advantages […]

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Excellent Sheep

It tugs at my convictions to offer a great review for a book that I just finished reading, Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, by William Deresiewicz. There is a tendency that all of us succumb to that prompts us to discount an entire work of […]

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Wealthy Is Relative

I live in San Francisco where there is currently a culture war in full swing between those who have been labeled economically “wealthy” and “privileged” and those who have been labeled economically challenged. This has come about due to quickly escalating housing prices, neighborhood demographic changes, and other factors. My more left or progressive friends, […]

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