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Mother Nature

“When we are disgusted with the pettiness of mankind we may turn in appreciation to the grandeur of Nature.” Paul Brunton I have to admit that I’ve been mighty disgusted with the pettiness of mankind lately. I am incredibly fortunate that I live in a place where I can turn my back on mankind and…

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Consequences

Consequences. My dictionary defines consequences as a result, upshot, outcome, effect, repercussion, ramification, corollary, concomitant, aftermath, aftereffect. Why am I thinking about consequences? We live on top of a five hundred foot bluff that is so steep you have to crawl on your hands and knees to climb it on foot in most parts. The…

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Self Employment Takes Real Commitment

Over the years I’ve worked for myself on several occasions. I like being the boss of me, setting my hours, deciding how the work should flow, collecting payment, doing the books. There’s a lot to being self employed and it takes certain character traits to be a successful entrepreneur. Probably the most important (at least…