Category Archives: Humans, a Peculiar Species

Damaging Linkedin Profile Pics.

Like any good Career Counselor I’m intimately familiar with Linkedin, that social media darling of the professional world.  The networking possibilities alone make Kevin Bacon’s six degrees of separation look like a slice of bread wishing it were a loaf.  … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs and Hitler: Parallel Personalities?

I know, there’s no earthly reason for me to do this, and I have no interest in controversy.  It’s just that I recently read Isaacson’s Steve Jobs and Larson’s In the Garden of Beasts, and I’m unwittingly confronted by similar … Continue reading

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The Cult of Kid.

Having a kid is like joining a cult.  You immediately worship them, become a selfless automaton, an unwavering vessel of devotion.  We sprint in service at the slightest coo.  We kneel, penitent before their deific whims.  We change their horrifying … Continue reading

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Opening the Door for Someone: Act of Deference or Dominance?

Whenever possible, I have doors open themselves for me.  Enveloped in a regal feeling, automatic doors gently splice, a formerly occluded world now parted, as if to say, “Welcome, you Important Soul.” And automatic doors are especially helpful when walking … Continue reading

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Toddlers vs. The Bill of Rights.

It’s unimaginable to think that the Bill of Rights is getting trounced by the littlest members of our community.  But it’s happening people.  Toddlers win.  Witness. Wishful thinking. The 1st Amendment, the right to assemble peaceably, is a joke.  Visit … Continue reading

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Lazy-Ass Fortune Tellers and Why They’re (Mostly) Frauds.

If there’s one constant in human nature it’s our irrepressible desire to make sense of things.  For example, what happens when we stare at a cloud? It ceases to be a cloud.  The shape becomes something we can relate to, … Continue reading

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On Naming Your Child(ren).

A child’s name is a lifetime blueprint.  Ten cuidado.  Really.  As preliminary evidence, those who don’t like their first name often choose their middle name, if available. Do you really want to express, much less remember, 4 syllables?  Of course … Continue reading

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