guessing what

As a kid, whenever I shared really cool information, I prefaced it with "guess what". It may be a juvenile colloquialism, but it still comes out of my mouth on…

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sweet as candy

As a kid raised on Mr. Roger's Neighborhood, I had respect and fascination for the postal worker who delivered our mail. We had a ritual whenever I'd see him. I…

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unlearning

I wonder if unlearning is a whole lot harder than learning. I suppose it all depends on one's willingness to change and one's access to a compassionate teacher. What have…

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time travel

There was a rare airing of a Prince concert on YouTube recently, only made available for a few days, from his Purple Rain heyday in 1985. I watched it gleefully.…

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not you anymore

Identities change throughout our lives. They can happen quickly or over a long period of time: She was a student and now she’s a teacher.She was an employee and now…

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beauty creeps in

As we humans are forced to stay home, nature has been running free. The sky in Los Angeles is a softer cleaner blue than it was two months ago. Animals…

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thanking anonymous

“Nobody, of the hundreds of people that had visited the Fair, knew that a grey spider had played the most important part of all.” – E.B. White, Charlotte's Web A…

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the invitation

“Do whatever you need to slow down. It is time to explore what you are carrying within.” – Roxana Jones All over the world, for those of us who are…

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the word of the day

My new favorite word is meliorism. It's the belief that the world can be made better by human effort. This is a belief I've had all my life and didn't…

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