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Wishful thinking

To turn away is wishful thinking.
And it is killing our most vulnerable members Continue reading

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Way to go Humanity!

    Sometimes I read the news and think, “Way to go Humanity!” Other times I think, “this is not news; this is crap…Kardashian who?” (I’m talking to you, CNN.) Too often after scrolling sites attempting to seriously report “news,” … Continue reading

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Under the flag

I’ve been troubled. And because the stories in my brain and questions and wonderings have not sorted themselves out, I’ve stayed quiet. We don’t need another ill-informed knee-jerk half-stepping commentator bellowing into the tumult. Do you have a moment? Will … Continue reading

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Traveling new routes

  As the fog over this new year rolls back and the landscape comes into view, I am quiet. What is it about one day that makes all of the last season come to an “end stop” and the next … Continue reading

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Will you consider a favor? 

Last night, #1 Son called to tell me that he had been offered his dream job. This is a career trajectory that he determined completely on his own. He’s worked hard and helped his peers grow and condition towards their … Continue reading

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What I see

This morning, I witnessed a fat squirrel try to navigate a crowded crosswalk among fast feet. He scrambled back and forth along the walkway until he leapt hell-for-leather into a bush where he whipped around and chattered insults at passers-by. Only one other pedestrian seemed … Continue reading

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Hollowing

This morning, we tromped outside for an hour – slower than our usual pace – in hopes of seeing the Orionid meteor shower. Just like a sales pitch, the pre-meteor chatter included “you’ll see 20 meteors an hour” and “we … Continue reading

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