An escape to Cuba

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It’s good – therapeutic in fact – to get away from the USA periodically. For me recently it was a week-long ...

Exorcising the disease of “perfection”

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How about a show of hands from those of you out there who consider yourselves perfect? Humm, not a single hand went ...

26 tiny paint brushes- on writing!

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Okay, I love to write. Am I good at my craft? Well, only my readers can answer that question. But I’m here today ...

Rejecting rejection!

Boston Celtics center Kendrick Perkins (43) and forward Kevin Garnett (5) block a shot by Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant (24) in the first half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball finals Tuesday, June 10, 2008, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark Avery)

Rejection! Who the heck needs it? It’s personal, can hurt deeply and can leave an indelible emotional scar. Fact ...

‘Terry, I’m (gasp) an atheist!’

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Was not a hint of anger in her during the entire time "Mary" and I talked that afternoon in the crowded sandwich shop. ...

Consider the iceberg- The Untold Challenges of the Boys in Blue

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Readers, you’ll need to rely on your imagination to read this narrative. Let’s start with a few actual “voices ...