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I Hear Voices

Maya Angelou wrote: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” When I was a child I used to love reading in my bed at night while my parents sat with their guests in the adjacent … Continue reading

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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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Just Keep Creating!

In the wake of what happened in Paris, I would like to add my voice to the millions of others and offer my condolences to the families of the artists killed and their loved ones. My late husband was a … 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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Just Enough For Today

With Christmas over and New Year just around the corner, it is that time of year when we make resolutions. Or rather, promises to a new kind of life, a better life. It is that time of year when we … 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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