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The Great Escape...

What is the great escape? What are you supposed to think of when you think of a great escape?

A sandy beach? i hate sand.. though i wouldn’t mind a cool breeze right now. 135 more words

Selfish Versus Otherish

(This is one of a series of posts on Give and Take by Adam Grant.)

In a previous post, I described what Adam Grant’s research found: that the human race is made of or Takers, Givers, and Matchers. 456 more words


Two books with opposing views to challenge our 'values'

I wanted to do a little experiment to get out of my comfort zone. I get irritated with people who believe in self-promotion. I don’t mind brands advertising or marketing themselves but people talking about how great they are? 422 more words


Good Time Ache

Staring at blue skies
All day long
The breeze is blowing
Blowing strong
Those turned up green leaves bring me a smile
I think of day dreams, wish I could get high for just awhile… 373 more words

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Donors and Receivers

Life is not scripted. Conversations with our donors should not be either.

This quote is one of that reminds me of an experience years ago, one that actually broke my heart because of the lack of sincerity that one of our receivers has shown us. 467 more words

Iam Group Limited

The Brick and the Livewire

I’ve been talking to my therapist about a certain common relationship dynamic. That dynamic is a combination of the brick and the livewire. I am a livewire, obviously, and in the past I have looked for stable, calm, reliable men (note that I wrote “looked” not “found”). 388 more words

Useless Information

Give & Take

I spotted him during my errands waiting, patient and hot, for a non-existent bus today and offered him a ride home.  I was pleased at the time – I was pleased with myself.  144 more words

Faith Walk & Wrestle