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Predators and Prey

The loss of 17 lives is tragic.  So is the loss of 1 life.  The point here is we need to stop thinking we can completely “protect” ourselves with barriers or bans or laws or protocols.  We can’t. Continue reading

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Light Hearted

I Tweeted the other day “A candle is barely noticeable in daylight.  However, its light is undeniable in darkness.”  The only thing more noticeable in darkness is the absence of light. Continue reading

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The Force is With Us Again!

It seems space has fascinated mankind probably since the first moonrise.  Ever since man shot the first arrow skyward, his desire to fly higher has been insatiable.  Drawings and paintings of “spaceships” flying through the heavens have been part of … Continue reading

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What Wise Communities Do

I had no solid ideas for an article this week.  Wednesday evening, I planned on setting up sound equipment in a meeting room and then sitting outside in the cafe sipping coffee and working on this column.  However, curiosity got … Continue reading

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The Fight of Their Lives

I prepared an article about National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  I had timeline information about the genesis of the pink ribbon campaign and the association of pink with breast cancer.  I identified the major players in the breast cancer non-profits … Continue reading

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Beautiful Souls

My friend, Attorney Dennis McCurdy, shared with me a recollection triggered by the unexpected death of a friend.  His rich memories and poignant conclusion are worth sharing and he graciously gave me permission to do so. “I had to be … Continue reading

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Slow Food

Do you have fond memories that are associated with the enjoyment of food?  After busy, fast paced weeks of school activities and parents working long and changing shifts, I loved the opportunities weekends gave us to slow down, to break … Continue reading

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