Monthly Archives: August 2014

Don’t Touch Me, I’m Norwegian: Migration and Temperament

There are a lot of Indian families in our area. The greater Boston area has a lot of technology and biotech companies and attracts tech people from all around the globe. We were just having a conversation about how the … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes: Back to School, Market Basket and the Good Old Days of Herbie

— 1 — I just started my internship in a high school special Ed classroom. This is my last step before I can officially teach. If you’ve never been in a school during the weeks before school starts, you should … Continue reading

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Hungry Heart

Got a mistress and kid in Carthage, Jack / I went out to form a philosophical community and I never looked back…

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Positive Spin and Magnetism

Just the Facts, Please Media outlets aligned with one political camp or another are constantly accusing each other of not presenting “just the facts.” Everyone claims to present the pure truth with no spin. But it’s just not true. It … Continue reading

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Gender and sensitivity: What makes a man a man? Am I a man? Yes. Technically I am.

I just started reading Elaine Aron’s The Highly Sensitive Person in Love: Understanding and Managing Relationships When the World Overwhelms You. She explores how the theory she developed in her earlier book, tThe Highly Sensitive Person, apply to relationships. Aron … Continue reading

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How to handle your introvert: Some dos and don’ts

Do say hi. Don’t be surprised when I just grunt or something. Just mentally translate that into the warm “oh, hellloooo, Jenny! I’m so delightfully tickled to see you this sparklingly wonderful morning!” or some such you would have used. … Continue reading

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Am I too sensitive? Being high reactive in a world of roller coasters and cocktail parties

The other day we took the kids to the fair. I’ve always hated fairs. I went for the kids’ sake. I knew they would love it. But I thought after so many years of maturing and getting over my irrational … Continue reading

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