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Donuts in the Now

Dear Members and Constituents,
When is the last time you gave something your undivided attention? Better yet, do you ever wonder whether that is even possible anymore? If you’re like me, your commute involves driving while listening to the radio and checking your smartphone at the red lights. We arrive at work to take conference calls while checking e-mail and trying to hold a side conversation with that person who swings-by. Finally, our evening relaxation involves trying to maintain a conversation with our family while watching a TV show and surfing the web. In our multi-tasking society it’s easy to wonder whether there was ever a time when people lived in the now. Call me a dreamer, but I think it IS possible, and it begins with a donut. Make your way to my office and help yourself to one of four dozen LaMar’s donuts here today courtesy of Paul Savill (donut boy). Yes, they are all crammed into a single box –it seems the attendant was trying to do too much at once—but once you’ve picked one, focus on the experience. Savor the moment and let that focus carry you through the day.

Happy Friday!

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