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Stop Demonizing Social Media

This morning as I was waking up with a cup of coffee and my daily dose of Facebook mindlessness, a post stopped me short. It wasn’t extra controversial, or compelling or inspiring. It just annoyed the shit out of me. “My kid is never getting TikTok, it’s disgusting and ruining their generation”. This was followed […]

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Rainy Day Finds

I’m using today’s miserable weather as an excuse to rummage through and discard the crap that’s been accumulating in our basement since we moved in 5 years ago (and way before that if I’m being honest, since we’ve hauled this stuff from basement to basement for more than 15 years). One bin has yielded an […]

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Everything, everything we hope we can be…

Sometimes a simple little Internet search will unearth something totally unexpected and completely wonderful.  Motivated by the fact that it’s Women’s History Month and by all the stories I’ve been reading about strong women, I decided I wanted to write a piece about my maternal grandmother who, though not famous, was a pretty amazing and […]

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John and Yoko and the Vernal Equinox

Does it come as a surprise to anyone, anywhere that John and Yoko were married on the vernal equinox? Of course it doesn’t! The vernal equinox is the most perfectly balanced day of the year AND the most hopeful one. It’s a day meant for peace and harmony and light. It’s better than the other equinox […]

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