Category Archives: General Ramblings

Deep thoughts on the human condition.

Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Public Transportation Needs

Behavioral scientists use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs as a model to explain just about everything in life.  The theory goes something like this: a person’s most basic needs must be met (food and shelter) before they can afford the luxury … Continue reading

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Are You An Optimist Or A Pessimist?

 Little Billy wanted a pony for Christmas. It was all he talked about for months. When Christmas morning arrived, he ran outside and saw…a huge pile of poop. Little Billy clapped his hands for joy and started shoveling. “Why are … Continue reading

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Don’t Thank Me For Voting

As I walked out of the polling place this morning, a man checked my name off a little list and said, “Thank you for voting.”  It was as if I was a veteran who laid her life on the line … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Companies Hate Sick People And Liechtensteinians

In fall, a young agent’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of health insurance.                                                                          Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Sort of. The guvment, in its infinite wisdom, decided that it would be a good idea to require *90% of Americans to enroll … Continue reading

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Malaising Grace, How Sweet The Sound

This is my favorite time of year.  The bright colors, the nip in the air – love it.  But it’s also my least favorite time of year.  It’s getting dark earlier every day.   My temper shortens with the days, while … Continue reading

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Take A Bite Out Of Words

I love words; written, spoken, any way they can be served up.  Life offers a veritable smorgasbord of words and I want to sample them all. I’ve mentioned before that I talk to myself. These are not always full-fledged conversations.  … Continue reading

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Gimme A Steaming Mug of Sodium Caseinate

  The interwebz is where people go to engage in thought-provoking, passionate debate on important topics of the day. But not the people I know. At this time of year, our minds are consumed by the issue of pumpkin flavored … Continue reading

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