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Anxiety

The NYT Magazine feature, The Kids Who Can’t, intrigued me enough to read the whole article, something that I rarely do, these days. Basically, the article discussed the phenomenon of increased teen-age anxiety, presented a few possible causes and what … Continue reading

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Party Planning Pains

On my next birthday, I will enter a new decade, quite possibly, my last decade. Because the end is not too far away, I decided to give myself a giant birthday party. Thinking to invite my siblings and their spouses … Continue reading

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A Place to Visit, DC

I just returned from a three day trip to DC where a friend and I visited a few museums, took a night time tour of several monuments, ate some great food and walked several miles. The trip was planned meticulously … Continue reading

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Voluntary Prayer

Options for Women is an organization dedicated to helping women, particularly poor or marginalized women, find alternatives to abortion. Options does so much more than counsel mothers-to-be, the organization gets involved with male partners, families, extended families, surrogate parents, etc. … Continue reading

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Doing Good

The major religions of the world have as one of their tenants, helping others. Those who practice the tenant of helping others often feel that they get more than they give. How may one measure who gets the most when … Continue reading

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Watching and Waiting

This week a large hurricane hovers off the coast of Florida. It promises to be more devastating than Harvey, which hit Texas last week. Irma is huge. Watching Irma’s movements on television is scary – and I live in the … Continue reading

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Hope

For the last week, the newspapers have been filled with pictures and stories of the terrible flooding in Texas. During this prolonged time of anguish, several stories have emerged about acts of kindness and courage. One poignant story reminded me … Continue reading

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