Monthly Archives: April 2014

No Minimum Wage Increase!!!

Well, at least not yet. If you didn’t hear, the minimum wage bill died today. This is the kind of news that typically gets buried in the middle of other glaring news reports, like the Beyonce concert and that news … Continue reading

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Perception is Everything

Perception is Everything Online banking is the best thing to help me take better control of my accounts and track things rather frequently. I log in all the time, almost as if I’m paranoid. A part of me is a … Continue reading

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Be A Blessing to Be Blessed: Part III

  I seem to attract blessings more and more everywhere I go all the time.  Today, as I was getting coffee and some fruit before going into work, the cashier informed me that someone had paid for my order. He … Continue reading

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Be A Blessing to Be Blessed: Part II

  The unintended consequence of kindness The other morning on my way to work, I stopped at Au Bon Pain on 10th St. NW in DC across the street from my job to get a cup of coffee.  When I … Continue reading

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Be A Blessing To Be Blessed: Part One

A buddy of mine Jamaal Bivens is the first person I ever heard use the phrase, “Be A Blessing to be Blessed” probably as far back as 2004 or 2005.  But I don’t know if he was the originator. I’ve … Continue reading

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Knowledge for Knowledge’s Sake

I love knowledge.  I’m one of those people who embraces knowledge for knowledge’s own sake. In fact, I strongly support the discovery and sharing of information for no other reason than to learn and know.  If you can make some … Continue reading

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Lax Airport Security: Mineta San Jose International Airport

Lax Airport Security: Mineta San Jose International Airport A sixteen-year old boy stowed away on a plane from San Jose to Honolulu. That he did it isn’t what bothers me so immensely.  The thing that bothers me the most is … Continue reading

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I’m Happy

“Here come bad news talking this and that, Well, give me all you got, and don’t hold it back; Well I should probably warn you I’ll be just fine, No offense to you don’t waste your time. Here’s why, because … Continue reading

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It’s Easter

Happy Easter.  He is risen! This is a time people celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Easter is one of those unique holidays, much like Christmas….in that it’s one of the few holidays in which most businesses are closed in … Continue reading

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How We See Ourselves

How We See Ourselves How do you see yourself? If we divide the world into gazelles and lions, it’s quite interesting that some people see themselves as a lion, while many others see themselves as a gazelle. But isn’t that … Continue reading

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