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Mama Lois

Yesterday a group of my good friends of several years and I attended the memorial service for a dearly beloved member of that particular circle of friends. Members of the group often referred to her as “Mama Lois” as she … Continue reading

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An Emotional Response

I spent the last five days in the Berkshires with the Road Scholar’s super cultural program which included viewing the Berkshire Play House production of “Arsenic and Old Lace”, the Jacob’s Pillow productions of Dash and Camilla Browne’s linguistic dance … Continue reading

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The Demise of Censorship in the West

Any on who is a fan of the Italian movie, Cinima Paradiso must remember the early scene where the half asleep priest tries to caver the movie screen during “torrid” love making by the actors. The reaction of the movie … Continue reading

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Gloria

Last Sunday, Gloria and I took a ride to Mt. Cuba, Delaware. It was the first time that either of us drove out of state together. Let me introduce you to Gloria. Gloria is my name for my GPS. Her … Continue reading

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Revolving Door

Three weeks ago, my adult son moved in with me for the third time. This revolving door to the parental home is a relatively new phenomenon of the last dozen years or so here in the US. Three major causes … Continue reading

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Using a Bridge

Having spent 38 years teaching in a traditional classroom, i.e., desks in rows, chalk board demonstrations, text books, homework, an occasional 16 millimeter documentary or film strip, I am mildly intrigued by white boards, power point, individual student lap tops, … Continue reading

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Courage

Most of us have had to be courageous at one time or another. Sometimes we deliberately build courage into our persona when faced with a difficult task as when we must tell an employee that his/her services are no longer … Continue reading

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