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What You Remember

When I was teaching in Dubai and my children were still in elementary school, I noticed how they referred to their teachers as being old. And when I asked how old they thought a teacher was, “old like maybe thirty,” … Continue reading

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Life Is Unfair

“Life is unfair.” I’ve heard that phrase a million times from my kids, I’ve repeated it a million times myself. Not only is life not fair but it also is tragic. There’s only struggle. Sometimes people get lucky, lazy people … Continue reading

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Or So I Think!

Year 2014 is almost over. It’s that time of year again. Christmas and holidays around the corner. Two years have passed since the death of my husband and this is the third Christmas without him. Losing someone is hard enough … Continue reading

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I Was Afraid Of Missing It

Lately I have been trying to avoid the internet as much as I can, and especially facebook. I feel that I can’t read another sad story or a friend’s sad status. Cancer seems to be like an epidemic now. It … Continue reading

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Coming Home

I’ve been so busy working lately that I have hardly had time to ponder on my life and be sad and sorrowful like I used to a year or so ago. I don’t ask questions like why, where, and when … Continue reading

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Keep Making Magic

In November 1929 Thornton Wilder said: “Life is made up of such a conglomerate concoction of everything that nothing really good or nothing really bad comes the way of most of us. Consequently, it is up to the average person … Continue reading

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The Squirrel And I

Are you an optimist? Do you have a positive attitude towards life? Well I do, most of the time. In fact I am not only an optimist but an idealist too. I don’t say this with pride. No. An optimistic … Continue reading

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