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The Power of Childhood Friendships..Random ChildhoodFlashbacks

Dear Reader: The human brain amazes me more each day of my life. I fell asleep yesterday afternoon on the sofa and when I woke up some television show was on  with a main character named Joanne. Still semi-conscious and … Continue reading

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The Healing Power of Gathering

Dear Reader: Sometimes we just have to make ourselves get up and get out. This happened yesterday…all weekend I had slept around the clock…I mean how much sleep can one person get? No fever, not contagious…just a viral chest cold … Continue reading

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You Matter…

Dear Reader: I used to think the three most important words in the world were “I love you” and they still are when they are meant or feelings are still intact.  But man is fickle by nature and too often … Continue reading

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A New Look at My Old Home

Dear Reader: Isn’t it strange that we can see our home every day for umpteen years and then one day we see it from a different angle and it takes a minute to recognize it as ours? This is the … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Dream?

Dear Reader: One big difference in Martin Luther King’s memorial celebration is that it is not about a day off (even though for many students and teachers alike, it is gratefully just that…. ) but it is a day “on” … Continue reading

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A Short but Important Response Example on Kindness

Dear Reader: Many of you living in the area and others just visiting Charleston have probably heard the name of this restaurant- Hyman’s Seafood. It has become an historical culinary benchmark in downtown Charleston. It was 1986 when the great grandsons … Continue reading

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The Comeback of Kindnesss

Dear Reader: If you think you hear  words and phrases like…kind, kindness, random acts of kindness, intentional acts of kindness, kindness and grace, kill them with kindness, one of a kind, the milk of human kindness, you get farther with … Continue reading

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