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Taking a break.

Going Fishin’ (Not Really, But Taking a Break)

Taking off tomorrow for my hometown of Manhattan (NY). Visiting friends and family, taking in the sights, attending the Mostly Mozart Festival concerts, and just having fun.

I’ll be back posting in a few weeks. See you then.

Independence Day: A Time for Reflection

It’s Independence Day today in the U.S. where I live. It’s one of the only holidays that is still celebrated on the actual date, July 4th, that we declared our independence from Britain.

I hadn’t read the Declaration of Independence in a long time, so I just went online to re-read it. Are school children still required to memorize these indelible lines? Read More→

Seasons greetings and best wishes for 2018

Maya Angelou’s Writing Continues to Inspire

I’ve never failed to be touched by the many wise sayings sprinkled through the writings of the late poet, actor, activist, and writer, Maya Angelou.

She is no longer with us, but the beauty of her words and views on life continue to inspire. And inspiration and hope are what I believe we are all seeking during these troubled times at home and in the world. Read More→

Independence day July 4 2017

Showing Grace in the Face of Defeat

Hillary Clinton supporters like myself are still reeling and recovering from her loss in the Presidential election.

It’s not only that she would have broken that very hard glass ceiling for women, but she is no doubt one of the most qualified Presidential candidates in history — advocating for children and families, serving the people of New York for eight years as their Senator, and four years as our country’s Secretary of State. Read More→