Olympics

I am a sucker – I admit it. Or maybe I’m not…you decide. I love watching the Olympics. I love the buildup. I love rooting for my country’s team, but I always find myself cheering for individual athletes – from anywhere – who show perseverance and defy the odds to win. And then you have…

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5 Generations

5 Generations. Doesn’t seem a lot, does it – in the digital age? Five generations of software can be weathered by watching the “update your app” icon on your iPad…turn the device on and off a few times a week, and who knows how many generations of whatever you have passed on. Yet in human,…

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Temptation in the Big Apple

The temptation was too great… The need…the need…what can I say? I did it!!!!! YES!!!!!! I can’t hide from it…. I went into a bookstore and bought books. There…it’s out – WHEW – I’m feeling better already. Brick and mortar. No digital full-immersion experiences. No clicks; swipes; tweets or posts. Just people and books –…

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The Cloud

The Cloud…. Are you on it? No, I don’t mean your fuzzy-eyed Sunday morning state after a late night of too much partying – or the big fluffy thing little cartoon characters ride on in children’s shows, and not that big scary dark blob that just blocked out the sun on your beach and brought…

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Liberty

I start with an apology. I try to have a truly global outlook and consciously work hard not to let any specific geographic, national or other bias overtly skew my Rambling. But I am contemplating the July 4th day off as I sit in New York this week and – full confession – like many,…

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