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Perfectly Flawed-The Mother (and Moment) that Made Me

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Welcome to the First Post in honor of my Mother on the All-New Pinky Penmark Blogs

Happy Mother's Day, Mom.

We hope you all enjoy reading "Perfectly Flawed" and that you remember every day that you are capable of making peoples' lives better with even the seemingly most innocuous choices that you make.

Excerpt from Mom's Mother's Day Gift 2018

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Mom's Mother's Day Gift 2018--a SmileBox excerpt from Pinky Penmark Blogs
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--excerpt from Pinky Penmark Blogs post for Mother's Day, May 13, 2018, titled "Perfectly Flawed--the Mother (and Moment) that Made Me".

Welcome to the All New Pinky Penmark Blogs

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Welcome to the All-New Pinky Penmark Blogs
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"Perfectly Flawed, the Mother  (and Moment) that Made Me"  marks the Official Re-Launch of Pinky Penmark Blogs with its publication at 12:01 am tomorrow morning (Midnight + 1 Minute).
Fresh content will be added each Sunday thereafter.

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My TV Remote - the Only Thing Left in My Life That I Can Control (and I'm pissed off about it)

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Human beings seekcontrol--control of their fate; control of their careers and finances, and many times control of their peers or family. We crave it. Instinctually, we seek as much control of everything that we can. Actually, more precisely, we seek the maximum amount of control that society deems acceptable without being considered controlling.
There’s a point at which we seek too little control and society deems us weak. We grab too much control and we are deemed manipulative in our personal lives, and micro-managers in our work life. There’s a sliding scale that somehow determines acceptable control, weakness and being controlling. It’s a game we all play and want to win, and a dance we all learn and try to master, but none of us really have any idea what the rules of the game are or if we should follow, lead, or God forbid, correct our dance partner.
Collectively, society determines what is to be the appropriate amount of control in our lives, and society’s viewpoint is fluid, ever …

My TV Remote - the Only Thing Left in My Life That I Can Control (and I'm pissed off about it)

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Human beings seek control--control of their fate; control of their careers and finances, and many times control of their peers or family. We crave it. Instinctually, we seek as much control of everything that we can. Actually, more precisely, we seek the maximum amount of control that society deems acceptable without being considered controlling.
There’s a point at which we seek too little control and society deems us weak. We grab too much control and we are deemed manipulative in our personal lives, and micro-managers in our work life. There’s a sliding scale that somehow determines acceptable control, weakness and being controlling. It’s a game we all play and want to win, and a dance we all learn and try to master, but none of us really have any idea what the rules of the game are or if we should follow, lead, or God forbid, correct our dance partner.
Collectively, society determines what is to be the appropriate amount of control in our lives, and society’s viewpoint is fluid, ev…