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No is a complete sentence.

“No” is a complete sentence.  Anything else either clarifies or amplifies your message.  In terms of self defense, anyone who won’t take “no” for an answer likely doesn’t have… 225 more words

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Second Class Citizens

As a non mobile phone user, I have become acutely aware of being treated as a second class citizen. The scenario goes like this…..

You are having a conversation with someone: a loved one, a stranger or in my case, the lodger. 254 more words


Knowing This Beforehand

Knowing This Beforehand

We get all kinds of messages  about what is ahead of us.     Road signs tell  of curvy roads,  slippery roads,  and steep inclines;  teachers let students know  about upcoming tests;  TV schedules let us know  what programs are coming up; business appointments  are set up.     847 more words


How to Fight: Two Simple Steps

  1. Don’t do it. You could wind up in the hospital, the court system, or the morgue.  Use every available means NOT to fight.   Apologize.  Make it right. 
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The Train Now Standing At Platform 70

Well, here it is–Platform 70–My three score and ten. I can remember being with my mom on her 70th birthday…She couldn’t believe it, she kept saying, “I’m 70… 329 more words


Happy Christmas to you all

I haven’t blogged for a while but felt led to write this one on Christmas Eve.
In the world it is becoming the norm to not want to offend others, the upshot of this is that we must become mute; for there is nothing one can say that will not offend somebody somewhere. 84 more words


How to Choose the Right Martial Arts School: Adult Students

A lot goes into choosing the right martial arts school, so start by asking the right questions.  Those questions differ somewhat by age.  Younger students do not have their own funds or transportation, and must depend on parents or guardians for guidance.  1,009 more words

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