Monthly Archives: July 2012

Wish,Want and Choose

There are three words that have a large influence on our lives.The words are wish,want and choose. Wish is a marvelous one that is usually connected to our fantasies.There are many things we wish for but usually don’t spend a … Continue reading

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Reach out

I cannot repeat the plea to assist anyone you know that is in the throes of the job search too often.It is almost impossible to provide anyone with a job by merely calling a friend or passing on a resume. … Continue reading

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Nana

Three years ago yesterday my Mother in law Dorothy Murray died.This marvelous woman had many roles in her ninety something years on this earth but her most telling name was “Nana.” She had such a zest for life and adults … Continue reading

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Offer to help

I am giving an open invitation to anyone who is unemployed to ask for ongoing counseling and support via email. This recession has produced a new group of people who have had successful careers but now in the middle of … Continue reading

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Pain of the unemployed

I just watched a heart wrenching program on HBO about the middle class unemployed families on Long Island. These were hard working people who played by all the rules and now in their middle years are facing financial ruin. The … Continue reading

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Exceptionalism

I watched the HBO program “Newsroom” last night and was hooked on the dialogue. There was a scene where a News anchor responds to the question of what makes America exceptional that is riveting. He basically says we were exceptional … Continue reading

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Friends

I am constantly reminded of the valuable role that friends play in our lives.They keep the memory of treasured past alive and are always there when we need them.It is their openness to us that allows the freedom to share … Continue reading

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Why wait?

Everyone is current regarding the “Bucket List” concept but I think too many are postponing the list to some future date. It is never too soon to address some of the goals and experiences that enhance the human experience. It … Continue reading

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Non profit

Spent the evening with a variety of people who are friends of my brother and sister in Vermont. Part of the night was spent in deep discussion about the beauty and value of those that work in the non profit … Continue reading

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an “intentional life”

In the serene setting of Vermont we had a fascinating discussion about leading an”intentional” life. Some opined that few have a conscious meaning or intention to their daily life and in a sense go through the motions. As usual I … Continue reading

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