Monthly Archives: May 2015

Well-Mannered Happiness

Oscar Wilde said, “As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular.” I believe we could apply this same observation to politics; … Continue reading

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New and Improved Happiness

What is literacy? Is it merely the ability to read and write? Should we add numeracy as a third fundamental skill? Do we extend the definition to a functional literacy, requiring the ability to function in and contribute to one’s … Continue reading

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Respecting Happiness

Following are some questions based on personal interactions observed this week: Are you a two-seat counter person covering surrounding bar stools with personal belongings to claim your space? Do you have a consistent ownership policy in all settings? Or does … Continue reading

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A Run at Happiness

THE BASEBALL SONNET A game of sacrifice and heart and home An art that will entice with form and curves Please stay in line, be safe, where ‘ere you roam To argue, bump, or strafe, have sure reserves A streak … Continue reading

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The Road to Happiness

For the sake of the argument/discussion to follow we will say that there is an actual physical place called Hell, full of agonizing torment and anguish deserved and fitting for each of its inhabitants who have passed on from this … Continue reading

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