My resolution for 2013

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I’ve always been against using the word “resolution” when associated with a new year.  I’ve preferred to talk about goals for the year.  I’ve looked at the year ahead as an opportunity to achieve certain goals and milestones. This year, I’ve been pondering over ideas and wondering about what I need and what I want to do in 2013.  It’s … Read More

Happy Columbus Day!

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Happy Columbus Day! I’m not going to discuss the facts and myths about Columbus.  There is a lot of information about him available online regarding what he did or didn’t do and the importance of him to the U.S. What is important about Columbus, and is worth pointing out, is that he was someone who pushed aside the naysayers comments … Read More

Making Way for the New

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I was raised Catholic.  Although I don’t practice anymore, it’s still a part of who I am and I occasionally go to church.  I think going gives me a sense of connection to my past and to the community.  I often, by sheer randomness, show up at church on Palm Sunday.  I just think, “it would be nice to go … Read More

Happy New Year!

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I look forward to every New Year.  Not for the party on December 31st, which rarely is as exciting as they make it in the movies, and in my experience is often the exact opposite of the movies. I look forward to January 1st.  It feels clean and new.  It’s a new notebook, a fresh bar of soap, or just … Read More

Hustle & Bustle

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I, like many people right now, am running around like a chicken with my head cut off.  I’ve got long lists of to do and seem to just keep making new to do lists, followed by consolidating these lists into larger lists.  Somehow it seems like nothing is getting done and the lists are growing. Some of the lists are … Read More