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Social Choice

Saturday, May 04, 2013      1 comments

When addressing the social issues the matter of choice is paramount to frame the discussion within the human context. Excusing the choice to not act or failing to learn would extinct the human race in short order when we were fighting for our su... Read more


Sunday, November 04, 2012      0 comments

Sometime in your life you discover what you really want. All the scheming and tell-tale-sirens stop and your desires burst forth. When we stray too far from our path we become forlorn and irrational. We fight the truth we know so deep in our bei... Read more

Beware of the halloweenies!

Tuesday, October 30, 2012      2 comments

It is fitting the US political debate zeinths around All Hallows eve and the like. Why with all the dead voting each election year it is no wonder this event has taken to such poor tastes. Do not believe the hype. For every promise of candy ther... Read more


Tuesday, September 25, 2012      2 comments

In essence, choice is the basis for life. Beliefs are not facts. The basis for what we believe is our opinions when the belief creation occurred. That person at the time prior to the belief is the real you. I create my beliefs. M... Read more


Sunday, September 02, 2012      0 comments

Our bodies are remarkable biological machines with a less than perfect method for controlling survival urges. Yesterday I did increase my caloric intake solely with carbohydrates (brown rice chips to be exact). I guess with the lack of sleep and... Read more

Creating a positive attitude (part 3)

Thursday, August 30, 2012      0 comments

My ultimate goal is to live a healthier lifestyle that affords me the opportunity to engage in activities and personal choices of my own volition. Notwithstanding the rare exception on this website, most Sparkers would ultimately agree with thi... Read more

Forethought on Four Weeks

Saturday, August 25, 2012      2 comments

As I pass through my fourth week from restart I can praise myself for some major positive achievements. Total inches lost (hips, legs, arms, waist, chest and neck): 7 Total lbs lost: 13.5 Average caloric intake from 1985 to 1380 Ave... Read more

Creating a positive attitude (Part 2)

Friday, August 24, 2012      0 comments

The connection of positive self-talk to a happier person is stronger than majorities of people believe or even admit. We all say, “Yeah, yeah” and not give it a second thought. Consider your opinions towards somebody who talks down or poorly of... Read more

Creating a positive attitude Part 1

Wednesday, August 22, 2012      2 comments

Attitude makes all the difference in the world. Think something will stop you, it will. Looking for opportunities does not result in a solution. One must act to take advantage of the opportunity once discovered. One must act with convictio... Read more

Another Opportunity

Monday, August 20, 2012      0 comments

Some days feeling your best means, the aches and pains of aging and exercise are along for the ride. Coming to a workable agreement with your body is easier when stretching and warm-ups are added to your routine. A stretching routine, like Tia C... Read more

An Opportunity to be Better

Sunday, August 19, 2012      1 comments

Finding the opportunity to be a better me starts with the first third of our life, sleep. Sleep is the quintessential necessity of all complex organisms that receives the least amount of forethought. Think of little children, zooming around unti... Read more

Lemming Syndrome

Thursday, August 16, 2012      1 comments

Like most animals humans find solace in being part of a herd. It is safe, not really led, and the predators really only go after the weak or infirmed. Of course the down sides of being in a herd are part of the lemming effect. I can hear my moth... Read more


Wednesday, May 23, 2012      1 comments

The method for any successful venture generally cites Strategic Planning as a best first step. During this planning, creation of a vision consistent with project and personal values will afford the opportunities to generate enthusiasm. This opti... Read more

Up, up and away!

Monday, May 21, 2012      1 comments

Choices abound throughout our day, from the time we arise until returning to bed. As part of our daily routines, we choose our attire, both inside and out. We often neglect our internal attire in lieu of the external faces to portray a false sen... Read more

Go Fly a Kite

Wednesday, May 09, 2012      1 comments

The challenges of staying on task almost won the day. I won by staying focused on the daily, weekly and beyond goals. So, what do you do when the you are on the D line versus the A train and the tracks are heading off into oblivion? Having... Read more

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