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21 Pictures That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

A friend of mine posted a link to this blog on Facebook; and as I scrolled through the first few pictures on this post, a smile on my face grew. But as I continued viewing and reading, the casual smile … Continue reading

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Who said what?

Every Sunday morning my sweetie and I receive the newspaper at our home.  The bundle of information is nearly always full of national and local news – but it also contains “extra” goodies like comics, circulars, and mini-magazines. One of … Continue reading

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Do you want to be a model?

Yesterday I read a post from a new-to-me blogger that discussed the ways in which some women lash out against other women – particularly around body size/ shape/ aesthetic/ “beauty”.  The author called for a cease-fire, but then took the … Continue reading

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Similarity amid diversity

One of the local grocery stores has an aisle dedicated to “ethnic” foods.  Various genres of staples, spices, and sweets each get a 4’ section of shelving – with no smooth transition from one to the next.  So Mexican tortillas … Continue reading

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For the lovers

A church near our house has a changeable message board on their front lawn, and every few days a new comment appears.  The statements offered are nearly always timely and clever, and I have laughed out loud at them more … Continue reading

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Progress in plain view

I spent the day at a Buddhist meditation/12-step recovery workshop hybrid.  The facilitator provided several dharma talks during our time together, led us in multiple guided meditations, and had us engage in a few mindful speaking/mindful listening exercises. One of … Continue reading

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#18: Buy a glass of lemonade from a kid’s stand

Driving home from yoga class, I saw four children between the ages of 5 and 10 near the side of the road, holding signs and jumping around like lunatics. As soon as they saw a car approach, their energy intensified … Continue reading

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