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What Is Truth?

Almost fifty years ago, while working in South America, I was faced with a dilemma. Should I remain in South America working at consciousness raising (a big sound bite in those days) among the affluent, or should I return to … Continue reading

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People Need People

Three Canadian editors were fired due to a social media backlash because they dared to defend white authors who created characters from minority or indigenous backgrounds. The essay went on to say, ”Critics of cultural appropriation insist they are opposed … Continue reading

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Not Being Wrong

Last week a box arrived from Xfinity, my cable company. I knew that it was coming as a young man that I spoke to on the phone about an unrelated manner a few days before told me that I was … Continue reading

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Sod It!

About three years ago, the county park that I over look took on the task of dredging the lovely river that flows beneath my balcony.  For two years I watched piles of river muck ascend, then descend by the truck … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

At last, words of wisdom from a respected and experienced Republican, Colon Powell, former Army General and Secretary of State. In an Op-Ed piece appearing in the NYT, General Powell states that he has learned plenty about war, but even … Continue reading

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You Be the Judge

Yesterday I read a piece of advice from a “Judge” that horrified me. A young bride to be did not want to carry a bouquet when she walked down the aisle. However, she was concerned about what she would do … Continue reading

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An Opportunity of a Lifetime

My husband’s favorite opera was “Der Rosenkavelier”. I’d listened to the music from the work for years; and, I had seen at least one VCR production of it. When I learned several months ago, that the opera would be part … Continue reading

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