Set yourself free

Featuredthe author as a confident 20 year old. (1969)

The author, Mark Edward Jabbour, age nineteen, crossing East Maroon Creek, fifty years ago today. It was August of 1969 and I was camped on the east fork, across the water from the paved road, via my 1946 Willy's Jeep. I was spear fishing wild trout. It was summer break between my freshman and sophomore … Continue reading Set yourself free

Worst Book of the Year 2022

is Maggie Haberman's: Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America. Because it, this book, is representative of what has broken America. It is the descent of Journalism and Media into a confabulation of confirmation bias and rationalization, "humble bragging", gaslighting, and all other manner of self-serving distortions and delusion. Or as Consent … Continue reading Worst Book of the Year 2022

2022 Year End review retrospectively

To be the clear - this is a personal review - not one of a national or world. Here I'm looking back retrospectively using health and well-being metrics. In retrospect, 2022 was not a good year. My  Health and Well-Being Inventory took a hit this year. Body blows. The HWBI scores how one is doing … Continue reading 2022 Year End review retrospectively

Best and Worst Jobs

The best and worst jobs (career) is, of course, subjective. However, I've had many and also lived 70+ years on the planet. In other words, I speak from much experience. Continuing with recent posts - here are my thoughts. There is a difference between choosing a job and a job choosing you. The former is, … Continue reading Best and Worst Jobs