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Winning Hearts and Minds: Finding Common Ground in An Age of Extremes.
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In Memoriam: Jetsey Cat

In the early evening of Sunday March 20, 2016, Jetsey the cat left this world. She was 11 years old. For the last 6 years she suffered from a chronic pancreatic...
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Life Notes: Snowmeggeden January 2016

The Northeast just endured one humdinger of a snowstorm. The weather service named this whopper Jonas. Weird to give a name to a weather event, but that is the custom. Whatever...
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Life Notes: Jetsey, Wonder Cat’s Lessons in Resiliency

My cat, Jetsey, has many lessons to teach me about resilient living. For the past 6 years she has suffered from various intestinal problems. These illnesses are the direct result of...
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Life Notes: Welcome 2016!

The New Year is here – a time of New Beginnings. That’s the agreed upon myth. But honestly, are we ready for a new beginning? Or are we dragging the same...
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Life Notes: Curiosity

An essential component of optimal living is curiosity. Curiosity stimulates our minds and opens us to doing new things. Curiosity is what drives us to becoming lifelong learners- Wanting to know...
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Life Notes – New York City Redux

A rare December day – the sun is out, the sky is a brilliant blue and the temperature so mild that there is a sweetness in the air. I am out...
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Life Notes – ‘Tis The Season

Here we go – we have managed to get through Thanksgiving and all that food and family in one piece. Now we are on to the ‘ real stuffing’ of the...
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Mother of Exiles

The New Colossus “Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand A mighty woman with...
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Life Notes: Does Anyone Really Like Change?

Does anyone really like CHANGE? Honestly, do we enjoy having our old friend, HABIT, done away with? Try taking a shower at a different time Or Brush your teeth with your...
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