Monthly Archives: August 2012

An Unlikely Teacher

As I exited the Metro that I’d taken from the airport on a recent business trip to Washington, DC, I noticed the man who exited ahead of me.  He carried two large canvas bags. As I rode the escalator up … Continue reading

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A Life Well Lived

My friend Cindy’s mom, Rita Blackstock, made her transition on Friday August 17, surrounded by family.  If there was anyone who deserved such a loving sendoff, it was Rita. Rita was like a second mom to me as I grew … Continue reading

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Ciao to the old?

The response to the stimulus wanted to happen.  Someone made a statement I didn’t agree with and immediately, as if a doctor hit me on the knee with one of those little hammers that makes your leg jerk up, I … Continue reading

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Future Olympian?

As I took a walk on the beach Friday morning, I spotted a girl of about 7 or 8, in a purple, pink and lime green swimsuit doing a hand stand.  As I approached, she proceeded to do her interpretation … Continue reading

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Free Joy

One evening, after a walk on the beach with my husband Tom, we sat in our beach chairs and read. It had been a hot and humid day. The beach breeze that evening provided welcome relief from the earlier heat. … Continue reading

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