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white tesla

A few weeks back, I noticed something unique yet consistent each time I would venture out on a drive. A white Tesla. It started like this. One day I was driving when I noticed a white Tesla going the opposite direction. I recall my reaction as something like this: "Huh, a white Tesla." Okay, of course, Teslas are not new, and I have seen them plenty of times on the road before. I didn't think anything more about it. A few days later, I was driving again. Going the opposite direction once again was a white Tesla. At first I thought, well this must be the same time of day as when I saw the Tesla a few days prior. However, it was a different time of day on a completely different road. And each time I...

altruism

I have a growing feeling that we can do more in the category of altruism. And if we did, how would the world change? There is a saying that goes something like this: "Be the change you wish to see in the world." It's a really great quote and something that I need to personally remind myself of more often. (Sidebar tangent: I had always thought the above quote was attributed to Mahatma Gandhi. After doing some internet research, I found that maybe the quote should probably be credited to Arleen Lorrance.) I woke early this morning with a feeling. Part of the feeling has hints of discontentment. A bit of urge to do more. Or maybe a better way to describe the feeling is do something different. Change. How does this all relate to...

freedom

While journaling this morning, I was expressing gratitude for a few things, experiences, etc. One of the things I am jotted down this morning is being grateful for my freedom. And then instantly my mind started whirling so many thoughts. So I decided to hop on and write about freedom, not really sure where this will go. :) What is freedom? Not trying to be cute with the question. No, it's not a rhetorical question either. Yes, we hear about freedom often. I think that freedom is up for interpretation and determination by the individual. Yes, I suppose one could point to certain ideals, opportunities, etc. and call this freedom. Is being restricted the opposite of freedom? Okay, I couldn't resist going to Merriam-Webster, hoping to read a definition that provides some clarity. more 0

bridging the divide

I very rarely watch the news. I stopped that practice about 15 years ago because I grew tired of hearing bad news and the rhetoric. I rarely listen to live radio, even if music-based stations. Thank you to options like spotify and audible for providing me ear candy for if and when I choose. Yes, I am pretty active on linkedin. My justification is that this is a platform where a lot of "my people" from the medical device industry frequent and hangout. I axed my facebook account about 10 years ago. However, I did decide a few months ago to reactivate a facebook account. One primary motivating reason for doing so was to reconnect with people as I explore a real estate venture. For the connections, I'm grateful for a platform like facebook. And it's clear,...