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HERO, unaccomplished, because campaigns of hatred and fear-mongering still work in 2015

Civil rights laws — especially civil right protections for minorities — do not belong on ballots.

Like the title character in Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, sometimes I struggle with the notion of a democracy. 321 more words

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Voting day

Today is voting day here in Canada. All my adult life, I had voted for only one party: the Liberal Party and nothing else. The word “liberal” means” freedom” in Chinese and sadly the Progressive Conservative party has merged with the Reform party and the new party has dropped the “progressive” and now know only as Conservative or short for “Con” 121 more words

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Looking back and looking forward

When I was in my teen, I was very passionate with birds and spent endless time painting and observing them. Later, when I enter art school my interest in art expanded, slowly i stopped painting them. 31 more words


Autumn Rain

This past week has given us PERFECT autumn weather in Boston, that is until it didn’t.  Our 10 week old labrador puppy, Copley, has been rolling in the leaves and trotting down the crisp streets of Charlestown without a care in the world.   264 more words


Too Busy Not To Have Time

The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy.   John 10:10a (NKJV)

One of the most valuable things that…

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A well travel seed pod

I started some poppies from seed this spring which grow into small plants and was told it will not produce flowers this year.
My poppy seed has an interesting story: a couple of years ago, just before I travel to China; I collected a seed pod from a garden where I had been taking photos. 198 more words

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Listening Therapy

Hoping for some quiet time, I sat down at a corner table at Whole Foods. I really needed this moment alone: a wretched week, school assignments had been piling up, the relief drive, nonprofit projects, personal issues, family drama, unanswered emails, texts coming in… 214 more words

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