Robert Frost helps us appreciate and understand that the road less traveled leads to a different destination with a different set of people. The last two years feel like a neverending ride with ups and downs, but the operator can’t find the controller that will bring the ride to an…

I don’t have a dog in the fight, but the day that traitors stormed the Capitol, January 6, 2021, has left its marks on my psyche. I don’t live in the US. We have visited many states on many occasions. We had been in Arizona in December 2020 and hadn’t…

Only after we break something can we set about reassembling the pieces. If the puzzle reveals what we expect, maybe we didn’t break it enough. As the calendar pages turn and the next chapter begins, there is a deja vu moment, an ominous deja vu moment. This year was supposed…

Our shared story exists in the sharing of our stories. Meaning manifests in the voices and words of those we are sharing life. Sometimes, those words are whispered by a mother or a friend. Other times, we hear them through our eyes as script woven into the tapestry of ideas…

  1. The little piggy that went to market wasn’t on a fortunate shopping spree.
  2. I need people more than I thought, and through the pandemic, I haven’t had control of the when and where which has left me discombobulated.
  3. Trying to compensate for the lack of control by overscheduling social experiences…

On many issues, my neurodivergent approach to life provides a different perspective of the scene, issue, or worldview from atypical processing. It may be a surprise to those who know, but I mostly keep those opinions to myself. …

We are setting new baselines, new comfort levels, new rationales, new acceptance and safety measures. I have learned about myself and my fears. I have seen acts of great kindness and heard words that were meant to hurt. Each day, I am fascinated by how we adapt. Of course, our…

I am not talking about lust, or sexual fantasy, or even a relationship with a beloved friend. I am referring to the stuff you are doing that floats your boat. What activity that you are doing regularly rings the bell? Is there a passion that fills most of your assignments…

Do we always attract that which we are dwelling on? For example, if I am thinking serious thoughts about serious issues, do I find myself immersed in reading, writing, and discussing serious thoughts, or do those find me? Does it matter at all?
I am amazed by what I observe and…

Are you optimistic, pessimistic, neutralistic? Is the world abundant, scarce or three bears just right? Is your view of the world about how you perceive the truth, your disposition, and/or your experiences? I can find myself feeling ‘hell-in-a-handbasket’ like my father, my grandfather and I am sure on occasion my…

Bob McInnis

I am therefore I ask questions.

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