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After a challenging 4th of July, let’s hope some humo(u)r can moderate the gloom

It was already a challenging Independence Day in the U.S. before the terrible, terrible mass shooting in Highland Park turned a happy community parade into everyone’s worst nightmare.  This latest heartbreaking and senseless loss of life served as a dramatic … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: on being who you really want to be

Lots of words of wisdom find their way on various social media feeds.  Some of the words of wisdom are pearls and others not so much so.  Sometimes the wisdom comes in the form of humour.  Like this gem, which … Continue reading

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Racism, and finding a way forward towards a world based on compassion (rather than on money and power)

I haven’t been writing many blog posts recently. Why? I’ve been too worn down by the increasing nastiness in the world, including from world leaders whose words should attempt to encourage every single citizen to feel included, providing them with … Continue reading

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