Marty Bucella - Dog for Sale
Jun 30

Dog for Sale

Think Like a Dog Stories

Sometimes catching something that is highly desired involves creativity, flexibility, and even a clever sense of definition. There is a story about a salesman who wanted a dog and was driving through a rural area. A sign outside a rundown house proclaimed, “dog for sale.” The salesman knocked on the door and was introduced to […]

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Holidays: Party Time by @scottmacnotes
Jun 11

Holidays: Party Time

Holidays , Life Lessons , Observations

Every country I have ever lived in or even visited celebrates holidays. Everyone loves holidays; workers have the day off and are usually paid for not working, students do not have to go to class, retailers sell more seasonal goods, and it’s an excuse to get together with friends and family. Sometimes I wonder if […]

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On the Art of Being a Fun Passenger by Molly MacDonald via @scottmacnotes
May 21

On the Art of Being a Fun Passenger by Molly MacDonald

Ink Spots

Once again I have returned from a weekend in California. This time it was grandson Dylan’s birthday, his sixth. In March, it was his little sister, Molly’s, fourth birthday that drew me to Los Angeles. On this flight, there was no delay caused by spilled peppercorn in the airplane. Everything went smoothly. Sort of. While […]

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We Now Live in a World of Specialists by @scottmacnotes
May 16

We Now Live in a World of Specialists

Life Lessons , Observations

I have noticed recently that everything has become very specialized, and everyone is now a specialist. No one seems to be a generalist anymore with broad knowledge and breadth of capabilities. I miss generalists. General Practitioners Replaced by Specialists  Recently my general practitioner doctor retired. As we age, our long-term service providers also grow old […]

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