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👁A Closer Look …👁

with Anthony Newcombe  Published with permission from writeplus.biz Date: January 7, 2021  ⛑ This month’s topic: ⛑   🥼Hello 2022 … how is it different than 2021? 🥼  2020’s #NYE thought: “Wow, if we can just get to 2021, all will be fine!”  And then, chaos on Capitol Hill. This, followed by the Delta variant incurring its […]

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👀A Closer Look …👀

with Anthony Newcombe 🎄Happy Holidays ALL!!🎄 This month’s topic: Required Tests for Congress Members We’re going to end this year with a BANG!! Let’s just call it like it is: we need to require all candidates who run for all congressional seats and judicial appointments to pass a test that ensures they are: qualified, sane, interested, and able to […]

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A Closer Look …

with Anthony Newcombe  published with permission from writeplus.biz 🦃Date: November 5, 2021 🍂 👀This month’s topic:  👀 Did the American Worker Burnout (on America)?  We’ve always pride ourselves on our “American work ethic.” The number of hours we labor, the few paid vacation days we take advantage of – always the highest and lowest in the world […]

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A Closer Look …

with Anthony Newcombe ⚖️⚖️🛖🛖💼💼 Published with permission from writeplus.biz 🎃October’s topic:  🎃 The “Cottage Industry” has caught up with me (finally) 20-plus years working in a remote setting … and wouldn’t change a thing!  Well, it took a while, but what can I say:  I TOLD you so!  Well, not entirely.  I spent much of my time since 1999 believing I had […]

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A Closer Look …👀👀👀

with Anthony Newcombe  published with permission from writeplus.biz It’s practically another fall season, and I don’t know about YOU, but to US, it still feels like we’re inches from the summer sun! Some other areas of concern:   Covid continues to mutate and spread the world over Delta Variant Keeps Covid Moving   Wildfires have all but burned […]

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A Closer Look

with Anthony Newcombe  Published with permission from writeplus.biz Title: W-T-F happened?  Topic: Wasn’t Covid in our rear window…#GuessNOT   Why is everyone testing positive NOW!?  We thought were heading outta this “thing?” I thought the stands were going to be filled with something OTHER than “flat-Stanleys?”  Weren’t we heading to the ball parks and arenas and concert venues again?  Didn’t […]

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A Closer Look …

with Anthony Newcombe  Published with permission from writeplus.biz  Happy….Well… EVERYTHING!    There’s so much going on now, it’s no wonder we’re all running around like chickens with our heads cut off 🐔🐔🐔  The End of Covid (but, are we sure??)😷😷  4th of July✨✨ Yeay!  Mass crowds everywhere 👫👬👭👫👬👭  167 degree temperatures daily 🔥🔥🔥  Summer! 🌞🌞 Why doesn’t “summer” make me smile anymore? But, “it’s a DRY HEAT,” right? […]

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A Closer Look

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A Closer Look … with Anthony Newcombe

NFL Draft Day 2021👀👀👀 Here we go again … (you junkies!) (published with permission from writeplus.biz) http://nfl.com Well, after nearly 4 months of yawns, lawns (preferred), and less-than-riveting entertainment award shows … WE ARE HERE! The endless speculation as to who the Jacksonville Jaguars might take at #1 (Hint: rhymes with “Brever Torrance”), who the New York Jets will replace Sam […]

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A Closer Look … Misuse of our everyday words

with Anthony Newcombe  How to improve our use of words Communication nation A “Blast from the Past” Edition (so much fun, we’ll re-publish it!)  Flubbing our words and phrases?    nother vs. another (“That’s a whole nother world”)  Uh, NO it is not.  But it IS a whole incorrect sentence.  I’ve sat in professional meetings, witnessed intelligent people on […]

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