Monthly Archives: June 2016

Made in America…

Dear Reader: Most evenings I watch the ABC Evening News with David Muir and have been an avid fan of their “Made in America” series. Almost by osmosis, I do find myself checking labels more now to see if a … Continue reading

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Boo’s Bugaboos

Dear Reader: You will be quite proud of me ( I am! Whew!!!) for having gotten almost halfway through Hamilton. (“If I were a rich man”….surely two hours of the Broadway play would be a lot easier on the eyes and … Continue reading

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It’s a Fine Line: Becoming Mature Enough to be Childlike

Dear Reader: Madeleine L’Engle once said: “A self is not something static, tied up in a pretty parcel and handed to the child, finished and complete. A self is always becoming.” As children, don’t we all remember wanting to be … Continue reading

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“We are all visitors to this time and place”…

Dear Reader: One evening, as I watching Jeopardy, I heard a buzzer go off (several times) dismissing the correct answer because a contestant forgot to frame the answer into a form of a question. In a sense don’t the rules … Continue reading

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“It Doesn’t take a Long Time for a Long Time to Pass”

Dear Reader: I thoroughly enjoyed all the stories in the latest edition of Azalea Magazine but one article, Family Tides by Tara Bailey, really struck home with me a familiar ritual, as well as, I am sure many of you. Summer … Continue reading

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Our Individual Hidden Cosmos

Dear Reader: In one of Jerry Seinfeld’s  questions on life (in his famous sit-con series) he wondered out-loud to Elaine one day (reflecting on his parent’s move to a tiny condo in Florida) why when people got older…everything started shrinking … Continue reading

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Answer the Real Question: “How is your Heart Today?”

Dear Reader: The other day I came across an article which made me pause and reflect on our daily greetings and their cultural significance. We, Americans, are used to “How are you today?” as we briskly pass a stranger or … Continue reading

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