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Rainy Saturday Night

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Older article but still relevant today! I was just talking to my spouse about this when we were out walking in an area with a lot of walkers/joggers. Pay attention to who moves first.

In early November of last year, 25-year-old labor organizer Beth Breslaw decided to confront male entitlement one sidewalk stranger at a time. She was inspired by a friend’s experience: Having heard that men were less likely than their female counterparts to make room on a crowded sidewalk, this friend wanted to test the theory herself while commuting to and from her job in the Financial District. From then on, she spent every day getting repeatedly body-checked.

“She would get on the train and have nowhere to sit because men were all spread out on the seats,” Breslaw told me with a laugh. “Then she’d get off the train and have nowhere to walk because men don’t get out of the way.”

manslamming

Clicking on picture takes you to article.

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Putting Things First

Besides the noble art of getting things done,

there is the noble art of leaving things undone.

The wisdom of life consists in the

elimination of the nonessentials.

Lin Yutang (Chinese writer, translator, linguist and inventor)

Hanks_family

Artist: Steve Hanks
from Google Images

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Introspection

Children 

What would the child you once were

think of the adult you have become today?

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It is not the color of our skin that makes us different.

It’s the color of our thoughts. –Steven Aitchison

diversity

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Simplify:

Less is the new More.

Hanks_simplistic

Artist: Steve Hanks
Image found at Google Images

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