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About MIrrorIMage

I am a Software Engineer passionate about technology, the arts, and making this world a better place.

[GHC] Grace Hopper Shining Star

The most damaging phrase in the language is: “It’s always been done that way.” Grace Hopper, U.S. Navy Admiral     Receiving the “Grace Hopper Shining Star” award from the Technology & Data division at Morgan Stanley this year has been … Continue reading

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Why don’t I go by “Rose”? — LLS Appeal

“What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet” William Shakespeare. Romeo and Juliet: Act 2, Scene 2. 1597.   “What do you mean by that?” I asked her. “Well, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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What can I do today to help my neighbour?

“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.” Socrates Adding some commentary on an image I recently shared, to answer a question that was PM’d to me: I am NOT questioning the authority of elected officials. This … Continue reading

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Invitation: Oglethorpe Day NYC 2017

Nescit Cedere “He does not know how to give up.” Oglethorpe University motto (my alma mater) I was still getting my bearings after moving to Atlanta when I received a mysterious Open House postcard in the mail. Little did I … Continue reading

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Aotearoa

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all … Continue reading

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We are going to be okay

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[21] DEAR MR. CHRISTMAS: EXPÉRIENCES MAGIQUES

[SOMMAIRE > II. THIS TOO SHALL PASS > II.9 EXPÉRIENCES MAGIQUES / MAGICAL EXPERIENCES ] “Imagination is more important than knowledge.” Albert Einstein . ~ À SUIVRE… ~

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[20] DEAR MR. CHRISTMAS: LA FEMME CYBERNÉTIQUE DE VITRUVE

[SOMMAIRE > II. THIS TOO SHALL PASS > II.8 LA FEMME CYBERNÉTIQUE DE VITRUVE / THE CYBERNETIC VITRUVIAN WOMAN ] “Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly.” Ancient Proverb . ~ À SUIVRE… ~

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[19] DEAR MR. CHRISTMAS: PERDUE

[SOMMAIRE > II. THIS TOO SHALL PASS > II.7 PERDUE / LOST ] “A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.” Elbert Hubbard . ~ À SUIVRE… ~

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