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Entries Tagged as 'Deep'

We’re All Losing Ground

November 2nd, 2022 No Comments

Conversations create connections. They pique interest. They rebuke assumptions. They form stories. They share intent. They elicit commitments.


Three Soft Landings, Not One

October 4th, 2022 No Comments

It’s tricky having as much power as the U.S. government does, especially when greedy stock market investors, wounded world leaders, and petulant former presidents are looking for any advantage.


Remember When Life was More Colorful?

September 21st, 2022 No Comments

Talk radio and cable news give us a daily treasure trove of colorful comments that we can use as party patter.


Early Surprise Triggers Primal Response

September 18th, 2022 No Comments

Can we talk ourselves out of that fear-mongering urge? And if we can, should we?


Fire Looms Over Eugene’s Future

September 14th, 2022 No Comments

A bee sting … turned out to be a Cedar Creek ember, carried by the wind. It’s touching us now.


Not All Wildfire Questions Can Be Answered

September 7th, 2022 No Comments

No official report will be able to weigh how these and dozens of other factors might have arranged themselves differently to change the outcome.


Griner’s Swift Punishment Carries a Lesson

August 10th, 2022 No Comments

We don’t want anyone to be wrongly convicted, and each safeguard creates more delay. How are we to respond when the delays create problems themselves?


Stop Apologizing for the Inconvenience

August 3rd, 2022 No Comments

You’re being served incompetence with a side of cloying obsequiousness. A spoonful of sugar makes the apology go down.


Politics Could Learn from Athletics

July 28th, 2022 No Comments

We’re privileged to see what doesn’t fit inside the dominant narrative of winning.


The Systems Don’t Serve Us

July 10th, 2022 1 Comment

He smiles at my naiveté. “Well, the legal answer is yes.” More systems, operating out of sight, like strings on marionettes.