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I have a confession to make. I’m a terrible person. For myriad reasons I am sure, but in this particular case, it’s because whenever our local National Public Radio (NPR) station – North Carolina’s WUNC – has an on-air fund drive, I call in and pledge some pitiful amount just to be entered to win whatever overseas trip they are offering at the moment. 634 more words
I feel like the holidays should come with some kind of overarching theme, like caveat emptor, a Latin law term meaning buyer beware. I consider it for a moment as an expanding world view of mine in the face of holiday stress that comes with the glee that results in over gifting, cooking too much, sleeping too little, and maybe thinking too much into the spirit of Christmas to realize that my candle is burning too low. 149 more words
I wouldn’t call them role models, but they have done things in their older years that have given me food for thought.
This week, we heard that Diane Rehm, who has hosted a popular talk show for 37 years despite a speaking disability, will be retiring after the presidential election. 102 more words