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Farewell, Madiba Mandela
Friday, December 06, 2013      11 comments

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart th... Read more
Rosa Parks, 1955
Sunday, December 01, 2013      6 comments

On this date in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama bus. The Montgomery bus segregation policy at that time dictated that the black and white s... Read more
Thanksgiving questions
Thursday, November 28, 2013      2 comments

Where is the Life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information? T. S. ELIOT... Read more
50 years ago
Friday, November 22, 2013      5 comments

I was a child as enamoured of "Camelot" as could be. I was also into "realpolitik" and could tell you just about everything about C. Douglas Dillon and the original 7 astro... Read more
If scientists had their own fonts and logos
Friday, November 15, 2013      10 comments

This is copied from the periodical "Science Day" from India; designed by Kapil Bhagat. Prateek Lala did the bottom three rows. The Greek one is Democritis, the "laughin... Read more
Thursday, November 14, 2013      4 comments

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The Limitations of language
Sunday, November 10, 2013      12 comments

emoticon Yes, I love that quotation from ... Read more
Feeling a bit down...
Saturday, November 09, 2013      15 comments

I think I will write just a bit. I have been feeling a bit down of late. My eating is not going poorly at all, but I do need to recognize that with my age and the medications... Read more
Owls stand for wisdom
Saturday, October 12, 2013      13 comments

I am feeling an affinity for this bird. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Caveat Lector
Monday, October 07, 2013      109 comments

Reader---beware! How I wish I could put my hands back into time and grab myself and shake myself. I don't think I've ever had a healthy relationship with food but I remember all those years when I felt like a failure because I wore a... Read more
BLC: Story Telling
Sunday, October 06, 2013      12 comments

October 4th - 6th is National Storytelling Weekend, so let’s all share and tell some stories… POST in your team’s CHAT THREAD and/or POST a BLOG, telling us a story about any part of your journey. This portion is only required ONCE for the week... Read more
Health Care
Tuesday, October 01, 2013      9 comments

Health care reform was a bill: it was debated, amended, watered down; it passed both houses of congress and became a law. The law was brought to the voters, with one candidate running to overturn it and one owning it as his signature achie... Read more
Thank you!
Monday, September 30, 2013      8 comments

Thank you all for the kind and very much appreciated consoling messages about my last blog. They most truly meant a lot to me and I will respond to each one. You must be thinking I am very inconsiderate because of my paltry responses and I... Read more
A Day
Wednesday, September 25, 2013      17 comments

See that pretty little girl clutching her favorite book? It was an Uncle Wiggily Golden Book. I well remember the day. She needed to hold her book and no amount of plea... Read more
My Legendary Salad
Monday, September 16, 2013      26 comments

For most of us the New Year begins in January. For me, it's always been September. Today, September 16th is my birthday. And even though I've been back in the classroom for a... Read more

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