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Gratitude Sunday: Mathmagical Birthdays

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I think, at a child’s birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.” Eleanor Roosevelt Sunday Haiku Raindrops … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The United States Of America Is A Lie

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Society cares for the individual only so far as he is profitable.” Simone de Beauvoir Sunday Haiku August memories, frivolous grasshopper days, warm campfire evenings. Sunday Musings The United States of America … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The Village Auntie

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “So you start one person at a time. Change one person, you can change a village.” Robin Quivers Sunday Haiku Mild summer solstice, sun creeps inexorably southward once again. Sunday Musings Sometimes … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: A Memorial Day For All

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Service is the rent you pay for room on this earth.” Shirley Chisholm Sunday Haiku One freaky warm week belies cooler spring days to follow; shawl weather. Sunday Musings As we come … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Mama, Mama

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. [Being a mom] is the one job where, the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Opening Imagination; or, Proactive Thinking

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it’s only money… they don’t know how … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Train Music

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “Sure, jets are fast and economical, but, oh my, what fun we’ve lost and what leisure we’ve sacrificed in the race to efficiency. Somehow, stepping onto a plane and zooming across the … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: My Medicare Birthday; or, Riding The Unicorn

Gratitude * Sunday Quotes of the Week – “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.” Betty Friedan “Don’t underestimate the transition between farewell and new departure. Give yourself the time you need. Some thresholds … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: Lessons From Dad

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “I was born by myself, but carry the spirit and blood of my father, mother, and ancestors. So I am never really alone.” Ziggy Marley Sunday Haiku Weather shifts hot, cool, from … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sunday: The System Is Broken

Gratitude * Sunday Quote of the Week – “The test of our progress is not whether we add to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide for those who have too little.” Franklin Delano Roosevelt, … Continue reading

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