Monthly Archives: November 2012

Simple Delights

Family gatherings usually fill me with a tantalizing suspense.  One hopes that meeting and greeting ones siblings will result in a pleasurable experience.  Sometimes years pass before a family group can get together to share stories of hope and/or disappointment.  … Continue reading

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To the Dogs?

As a kid, I was prejudiced against dogs.  It all started with my Mother who loved children.  One of my uncles married  an older woman who came with a dog, but no kids.  We kids loved to have them visit … Continue reading

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The Dignity of Work

A happy coincidence occurred in the NYT on Friday, November 9, 2012.  The obituary of James R. Dumpson, the first black welfare commissioner and the appearance of the Op-Ed piece of David Brooks entitled, The Party of Work.  Back in … Continue reading

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