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Reflections

Seated on her wooden rocking chair, she looked out the far window.  A wide, red spruce’s trunk dominated the view.  The squirrels screeched and posed like fluffy stuffed animals.  Next to the window was the mahogany staircase that she admired

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Channeling my Inner Fish

Just the other morning, I was in my bathing suit and standing at the edge of Walden Pond. I was finding it difficult to start my swim. I was thinking I would be more comfortable on shore wearing a jacket. Was

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Thanksgiving

In the USA, we are celebrating Thanksgiving this week.  Sara Hale was a big campaigner to have this day celebrated as a national holiday.  I played the part of Ms. Hale in an elementary school play so I always remember

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Suffrage in the USA

As the USA prepares for its national elections, it brings to mind the many comments about USA voter turnout that I have fielded over the years. Why don’t more people vote in the U.S.? Why doesn’t the U.S. make voting

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Me Too##

While I shun most media outlets these days, even I have come to hear of the Me Too## phenomenon. There seems to be a lot of sharing about sexual assault and sexual harassment at work by folks who didn’t speak of

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