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Vote Because You Can

Vote Because You Can

On August 19th, 1920, the 19th Amendment was ratified as part of the U.S. constitution, allowing women the right to vote for the first time. It reads, “The rights of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any...

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JUDGMENTS

JUDGMENTS

One of my favorite things to do during this challenging time is to take a four mile walk with a friend of mine around the perimeter of the park at Hazeltine and Riverside. I wear a mask and stay socially distanced and it clears my head as I breathe the quasi fresh...

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Taking a Pause

Taking a Pause

TAKING A PAUSE I had a ghost writing client some years back who was a highly successful motivational speaker. The subject of her book was attacking anxiety, an important topic, but it was difficult to work with her since she had no idea how to stop talking, take a...

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Kick The Dog

Kick The Dog

The world is turning upside down, we feel dizzy and exhausted, and I remember the words of Pema Chodron, a wise Buddhist teacher. She says, “Things falling apart is a kind of testing and a kind of healing. We want to pass the test or overcome the problem, but the...

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Stop the World

Stop the World

I feel really angry and forlorn today. The Notorious RBG, a beloved trail blazer for women and Supreme Court Justice for 27 years, has died and our so-called leader is making it all about him. Things have reached such a boiling point, we had an earthquake on Friday...

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Making Up Stories

Making Up Stories

When I woke up this morning, the Los Angeles fires were blazing. The sky looked eerie, the sun shone weakly through layers of smoke and it seemed like the end of the world was here. The suffocating smell permeated my bedroom and I felt trapped. My “go to” distraction...

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