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Pandemic – Month 6

“A ship is safe in harbor, but that’s not what ships are for.” – William G.T. Shedd In these strange Covid-19 times, it takes more personal motivation for some of us to get out of our comfort zones.  I know

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Mushing Memories

“Managing a dogsled, like so many other things in life, was not as easy as it looked. But I had learned how to howl. And the howling was reaffirming that I was alive, that I had a voice, and that

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Mongolia messaging

Mongolia has been enduring some hard challenges to its democracy. But what caught my attention the other day was the protests there in support of Mongolians in China’s Inner Mongolia Region.  These protests were in response to China’s September 2020 demands

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A Walk in the Woods

When you cannot go far, you can still go somewhere. Perhaps, take in the local state forests and/or state parks. I have been exploring the Massachusetts State Parks and State Forests this summer. Hiking, boating, swimming, and admiring nature’s beauty—lovely,

Posted in Thinking Travel

Hong Kong Revisited

I have been tearfully following the obstructive government actions toward democracy in Hong Kong. Each new protest in the last twenty-three years has been grueling to watch. I think it shows my age. When I have encountered young residents of

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