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Purim

In 2021, this is the week for celebrating Purim! Purim commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in the ancient Persian empire from Haman’s plot to annihilate them all in a single day.  It is said that Haman threw lots to

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Grave Tales

It seems unthinkable to me that the centuries have been enacted by mostly male humans. I think it more likely that this was the personal or political bias of those creating the history. Even Amazons are nonchalantly debunked by some.

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Life is Good

We had our first snow yesterday. I dutifully rummaged for my beeswax candles to mark the occasion. It was a wet and frigid day. Watching the squirrels shiver in the snow was heart wrenching. I watched the full moon until

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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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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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