Stride and Saunter

Stride and Saunter

Episode 270: "Thoughts and Prayers"

When tragedy befalls us or our communities, we’re rarely equipped to handle the sorrow, confusion or emotional...

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Episode 269: "The Extinction of the Middle Child"

What impact does birth order have on your personality, your life and your abilities? According to some, a great deal....

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Episode 268: "Citizens Need to Know Numbers"

Making sense of our world is a profoundly human experience. Some default to artistic pursuits while others take up...

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Episode 267: Our Sixth Anniversary

Six years ago today, in a radically different world needing very much the same things, Hector and I embarked on a...

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Episode 266: Never Nothing

In a period where so much has slowed down or ground to a halt, previous definitions and metrics feel strange and...

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Episode 265: A Lonely Grandma's Plea

How would we each respond to a call for help? Some might say they’d leap to the aid of their fellow person,...

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Episode 264: The Untitled Tomes of Silence

Straightforward as it is, human silence (especially between or among others) carries a great deal of meaning. Or,...

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Episode 263: Start Writing

It’s often said that history is written by the victors. I would at that it is remembered and offered to future...

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Episode 262: For Non-Gamers — Battle Themes

While music has been consumed since time immemorial, video games are a much less popular medium by comparison. In...

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Episode 261: How We Speak So We Won't Have to Talk

Reflections on how we speak when conversation is necessary, but not all that we need.

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Episode 260: "Where Did You Get That Idea?"

Even in the information-rich twenty-first century, the many mechanisms of the mind remain shrouded in mystery. Our...

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Episode 259: Bosses vs. Leaders

Some earn the admiration of their peers and followers while others become the subjects of scorn, envy and resentment....

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Episode 258: "My So-Karen Life"

Anyone with even a cursory experience of language can attest to its power. Words wield the capacity to lift us out of...

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Episode 257: "Their Loss"

Relationships of all sorts bring up complex emotions tied to esteem, perspective, individual needs and loss. And just...

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Episode 257: "Their Loss"

Relationships of all sorts bring up complex emotions tied to esteem, perspective, individual needs and loss. And just...

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Episode 256: "Anthony Bourdain and the Power of Telling the Truth"

For many of us, life is a journey of discovering, tracing or defending the truths we perceive. Truth is a precious...

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Episode 256: "Anthony Bourdain and the Power of Telling the Truth"

For many of us, life is a journey of discovering, tracing or defending the truths we perceive. Truth is a precious...

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Episode 255: "If Work Dominated Every Moment of Life..."

Though people in the professional world lament the stress, energy-drain and overall toll of their jobs on their...

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Episode 255: "If Work Dominated Every Moment of Life..."

Though people in the professional world lament the stress, energy-drain and overall toll of their jobs on their...

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Episode 254: Pity vs. Compassion

When those around us are grappling with difficult circumstances, our responses can be very revelatory. Do we give...

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