Tag Archives: Community

Snow Globe

Today we are ensconced in the snow globes of our lives. Shook up. Fleeting flakes of conversations speckled in the glow. Words tapping against the glass. Floating. Short strings of thoughts abruptly spit. Press send. Messages received without a face. … Continue reading

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Love vs Hate

The massacre in Norway on Friday was carried out by a man who believes that his conservative, fundamentalist religious values are morally right. He believes that liberal values of tolerance, acceptance and inclusiveness are wrong. He believes that he is … Continue reading

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Street Smarts

Yesterday I was walking down I Street in Washington, D.C. trying to find my way back to the Metro station. Being new to this town, and lacking street smarts in a literal fashion, I was studying my small google maps … Continue reading

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Socially Unadventurous

DW TV (Deutsche Welle – German international news source – which, BTW, is very refreshing – you get a varied picture of what’s going on in the world as opposed to American news sources which focus on a limited number … Continue reading

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Social Lottery

There’s an island off the southern coast of Japan called Kyushu. More centenarians live there than most other places. Scientists have studied for decades the life styles of the inhabitants in an effort to determine what keeps them ticking so … Continue reading

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