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Category Archives: World News
A ‘Revival of Spirit’
This morning I was moved to tears as I watched the 90-minute ABC News broadcast from Portsmouth, England. The 75th Anniversary tribute to D-Day veterans was filled with the kind of pageantry that the British do so well, attended by world … Continue reading
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Hope: No, it has not disappeared!
Note: This post was begun about six months ago — just after the national elections, although I have no record of the exact date. Just as obviously, I never finished it. Words at the time were difficult, because there were so … Continue reading
Posted in Democracy, Growing Up, World News Tagged Barack Obama, Communication, Hope, Michelle Obama, Political Parties, Problem-Solving, Random Thoughts, Terrorism, Violence, World Affairs 1 Comment
Bob Dylan: A tonic for tough times
Once you’ve heard Bob Dylan’s words, it’s hard to get them out of your head. If you came of age in the Sixties or the Seventies, you grew up not only with the words, but with the melodies, and they … Continue reading
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I’d prefer “stirred,” thank you . . .
I was sipping my coffee this morning — actually the mug was sitting on the nightstand next to my bed — when there was a shudder. The dark liquid formed a miniature wave against the side of the white porcelain and I … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized, World News Tagged Earthquakes, News, Oklahoma, Science 2 Comments
Saddened, and disturbed . . .
Many of my friends, unlike me, do not watch daily news on television. They do, however, like me, consider themselves well-informed, caring, thoughtful individuals and responsible inhabitants of a planet that seems to shrink daily in terms of interactive effects on our … Continue reading
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Surviving nature’s fury . . .
It’s sobering. Storms come in all sizes, in different forms and at different times. Many are predictable and most are forgettable. But, sometimes, those storms hit close to home and close to the heart. If they don’t impact our neighborhoods … Continue reading
Posted in Uncategorized, Wild Things, World News Tagged Doing Good, holidays, Random Thoughts, Storms, survival, television, Tornadoes, Weather Leave a comment
The wisdom of an older age . . .
There may be a crack in my armor, but I’m still in one piece. Truth be told, I sometimes feel as if I’m improving with age, like fine wine. I keep discovering things about myself, insights that took time to … Continue reading →