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World Situation Desperate as Usual

For years now I’ve been willfully ignorant of media news and so miss most of what’s happening outside my little life. Bob and I have not watched television in our home since 1997 and we’ve not had a newspaper subscription for nearly as many years. Bob is pretty good about staying on top of the […]

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War Drums

I woke to the sound of war drums from a lovely dream about Jesse the Wonder Horse and a precocious young foal. Their relationship was exactly what you would expect between an elder and a youngster. The two were tethered by one long rope to a tall and sheltering tree. In my dream, I had […]

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Eleven Years Later – Musings on September 11, 2012

This is in response to the following Facebook status by friend Andrew Kamerosky, posted today: This morning, eleven years ago, I sat in class when another teacher came into the room and without saying a word turned on the tv. It took me a few moments to even understand what the image of the burning picture […]

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Ten Years Later

Ahhh… Today is the ten year anniversary of 9-11, the day The United States received a wake-up call and chose to ignore it. For a couple of days, many of us held our breath, at least those of us who knew why others might see us as a target. Maybe, our leaders would wake up […]

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AN EYE FOR AN EYE

Never Forget.  That’s what some are saying nine years after the September 11 attacks in New York. And to that I say, “Forgive and Forget.”  It’s a better way to live.  Less baggage.  I find that forgiveness makes my life easier and makes me easier to live with.  Seems like it would make the world […]