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Being “happy”

What do people mean when they say they are happy? Is it a state? A direction? A blissful moment? You are the one who most needs to know. I finished sending out our Christmas letters before my birthday (today) this … Continue reading

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Getting Over It

Day 1 My version of the truth is that I came to “causal attribution” as a tool for doctoral study for perfectly good academic reasons. [1] Bette thinks I turned to that kind of research because I was a natural … Continue reading

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Win the Day

When Chip Kelly was football coach at the University of Oregon, he was interviewed frequently by sports stations in Portland. He quickly gained a reputation as a terrible “interview,” as the stations put it. They kept asking him question he … Continue reading

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Saving Normal

Being “normal” is a little bit of a challenge.  There are several reasons why this is so.  One is that knowing what is “normal” is not always easy.  Then too, being “normal” is not always what one aspires to.  Also, … Continue reading

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