Category Archives: hmmm…i’m thinking

Who Let the Virus Out??

Some of us want to blame someone for our locked down situation. Here’s my role in the blame-game.

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To Friend or To Parent

I mull over why friending is better than parenting, even though it is not easier.

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The P-word—Pride

My case for renaming “pride” to “the p-word”.

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Staying Afloat

I went swimming, which felt like I went thinking. This time felt like jotting the experience down.

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The conflict-compassion conflict

Plurality always existed as did difference of opinions. But, so did each sect, sub-sect, and sub-sub-sect’s need for individuality. Is it a surprise then, that there has never been a world without conflict? It goes with the theory of evolution …

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Are people phases?

Are people, phases of your life? Are kids phases in their parents’ lives? At different ages, different phases? When they fly away, the empty nest phase arrives with a whole new world of opportunities for all parties involved? Are friends …

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Faking Nonchalance

I’ve been having these intense conversations with a few close friends. Coincidentally, almost all of these friends are single. And I guess not so coincidentally, many of these conversations revolved around relationships – both romantic and platonic (but relatively close …

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Love Limited

When I was pregnant for the first time, I read these articles on mother-child bonding – how the first few months of a child are the most defining ones as far as bonding is concerned, etc. My initial instinct was …

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From the Unsaid to the Over-said

Is there such a thing as too much communication? I’d like to go all sexist and say, “I think not, but then again, I am a woman.” But seriously, is there such a thing as too much communication? Can you …

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Nothingness

How do people deal with it? The vacant mind, the spotless sunshine? It’s beautiful, but it’s still blank. It’s there, the void. And it needs to be dealt with. How do people fill the serene, the vacant, the spotless, the …

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