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“Never Again,” A 14th Birthday, Pilates & Lorraine Hansberry

“Never Again” The Parkland, Florida school shootings dominated the news again this week.   In response student survivors of the shooting launched “Never Again,” their campaign for gun control. Emma Gonzalez, a senior [...]

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Unforgettable Black Women Writers

For Black History Month I want to honor some of the brilliant African American women writers that have enlarged my worldview. I’m particularly indebted to Audre Lorde, bell hooks, Alice Walker, Angela Davis and Lucille Clifton. I discovered them in the pre-internet era of the ‘80’s and ‘90’s when face-to-face communication was often [...]

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Banishing Regrets!

All things considered I’m managing my old age fairly well.   I can check off most of the boxes for health, close friendships, meaningful work, etc., but when it comes to handling my regrets, I’m frequently stalled. I’m haunted over screaming matches with my teenage sons, impatience with my mother when she was dying, love affairs I [...]

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