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The Sunday Truce

So it was a beautiful Sunday evening yesterday as I watched the sun go down before chatting in a coffee shop a couple hours in a very relaxing atmosphere where the pace was slow and all were in good cheer. 359 more words

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My body, the battlefield

In 2005, I was diagnosed with cervical cancer. While the treatment was difficult and the time was trying for both me and my then-husband (and our families & friends), the scars and the side effects were all internal. 782 more words


Selfie or Your Life?

This past week the Oregon Coast was visited by 40 foot waves caused by a massive storm in the Central Pacific a few days before. Local news broadcast well in advance the danger of the sheer power the water held in crashing against rocks and creating massive undertows, but sure enough, there was no lack of footage the following day featuring horrified relatives tearfully reporting a loved being pulled out to sea. 340 more words

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Libido, the 0.7 rule, and sexual harassment: Excuse, explanation, or neither

Angels may fear to tread here because, well, it’s a subject that’s less than angelic. But even if you believe that you are a spiritual being having a physical experience, you’re still a spiritual being walking around in a meat suit. 936 more words


Pinata Mixer

Walking my dog in the park this weekend I noticed a sizable birthday party going on inside the covered area at the far end of the trees. 224 more words

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The Demon in Democracy (Book Review)

A lot of people have been talking.  People with life experience.  People with years of study and teaching in the academy.  People who have lived in other countries, cultures, and political climates.  1,707 more words

Book Review

Lee Bong Ju Day 5K Race Report

Name of the race: Lee Bong Ju Day 5K

Where: Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, NY

Date: Nov 4, 2017

Time: 9:00 am… 1,068 more words