The Germinator

I am just coming off a week-long engagement with the flu. I did not think it was the flu at the outset. I thought it was my round three of that crappy hacking cough cold stuff going around. I have coughed so vigorously with that malady in its repeated occurrences since mid-December that it should count as…
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Not Just For Men!

I am a little miffed at the National Educator’s Association (better known as NEA). I am a member of NEA and I recently received an email that promised big savings on the top magazines. You probably do not know this about me, but I love magazines. Magazines have assorted snippets about an assortment of topics than can…
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I See London, I See France, I See Someone’s Underpants!

Complex systems, individual and networked dependencies on technology, and an increasingly connected world have both expanded our potential and our vulnerability.  Our lives, both functionally and socially, have become hopelessly intertwined with a series of systems that operate both outside us, in a global information network, and inside our lives and homes, as a life convenience. Artificial intelligence…
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She Believes In Most Of Her Being That 2017 Will Be Magical…

In the conversation in her head she remarks, “I am fascinated by the new year phenomenon. Why do people place so much emphasis on the power of, and potential for, change at the outset of the new calendar  year?” Albeit, she is quickly distracted by a burning urge to ready her brand new journal to…
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He Won, But Can He Win?

Yes, Donald Trump won the presidential election and will be our next president in a matter of weeks, but the question that sticks with me is, “Can he win?” That is what I have been wondering since November 9th and I wonder if Trump has been wondering the same. During his campaign he spoke freely, unfettered by…
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