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Thursday, August 1st, 2013 08:49:31

One Day at a Time

It's been a strange week. My sister and I passed the coursework and pool portion for open-water scuba diving, my son turned 12, and my mother ended up in ICU. You can plan as much as you like, but oftentimes....

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Thursday, July 25th, 2013 08:48:49

The Question Should Be Why

A little less rhetoric and a little more reflection might make the national conversation about race more productive. The conversation regarding race followed this month's decision by a Florida jury to acquit George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin....

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Thursday, July 18th, 2013 08:48:15

While Women Make Gains in Elected Office, Their Numbers Still Lag

Currently 20 of the 100 U.S. senators are women, as are 78 of the 435 representatives, for a grand total of 18 percent of congressional seats. In contrast, according to exit polls, women made up 53 percent of the voters....

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Thursday, July 11th, 2013 08:47:29

The Arena of Politics

Donald Trump's tweet Tuesday of this week puts it all in perspective, "@realDonaldTrump: With Spitzer & Anthony Weiner running for office, New York is pervert central! Pathetic.

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Thursday, July 4th, 2013 08:46:50

Red White and You

This week we celebrate the Fourth of July, the day that our founders declared their independence from Great Britain. This declaration action came after a long history of imposition by King George III. While it might seem as though this....

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Thursday, June 27th, 2013 08:46:03

Pathological Altruism

Helping another person even when doing so could adversely affect you is considered a virtue by many. People are often applauded as heroes, as they should be, when they help others. But what happens when a well-intended action results in....

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Thursday, June 20th, 2013 08:45:24

Resilience is What Matters

his past month has been eventful and unusual. My sister Kathy and I spent a weekend cleaning out our mother's home in order to rent it out, and two weeks later we both flew to Washington to surprise our dad....

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Thursday, June 13th, 2013 08:44:46

City on a Hill

The phrase "City on a Hill" was coined by John Winthrop, the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He penned a directive as he crossed the ocean from England to New England aboard the Arabella in early 1630. His....

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Thursday, June 6th, 2013 08:44:01

Something is Amiss

"The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again: But already it was impossible to say which was which." So ended the novel "Animal Farm" by George Orwell, which satirized....

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Thursday, May 30th, 2013 08:43:20

Embrace Failure!

School may be out for summer, at least for my children, but it's a good time to remember that learning is not only about teachers, books, subjects and grades, but more about the mindset and approach that we take in....

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