Category Archives: Musings

Meet Penny Colman

Tonight I was organizing files on my computer (long overdue task!!) and discovered Meet Penny Colman, a 2011 6-minute video filmed and edited by Vicki Cobb, president of iNK  (Interesting Nonfiction for Kids) Think Tank, a web site with resources galore … Continue reading

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Peaches

Delicious juicy peaches at our local Farmers’ Market this year!!  Wait, I told Linda as she was about to cover this peach and pecan pie that we made for dinner with a friend tonight, I’ve got to take a picture.  … Continue reading

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Birthday

Lucky and happy me! I had two birthday celebrations this year with all three of my sons and their families, including 10-year-old Sophie & 6-month-old Balan and Quinn! First the weekend with my brother Kip (his b-day is two days … Continue reading

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Marriage Equality

With particular interest, Linda & I are awaiting the Supreme Court’s decisions tomorrow about same-sex marriage. The image is my photograph of the “Gay Liberation Monument” by sculptor George Segal, located in Christopher Park, New York City.

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Susan B. Anthony

“Nothing is worth the getting, if that has to be done by cunning, falsehood, deception. Whether it be wealth, position, office or the society of one we love, if we have to steal it, though it may be sweet and … Continue reading

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Also of the overcoming of it

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it.” Helen Keller

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Margaret Mead on Guns & Violence

“Margaret Mead Green” is located beside the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, where the famous cultural anthropologist, spent much of her career. (It’s also near my granddaughter’s elementary school.) An astute observer of cultures, Mead had … Continue reading

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Martha Gellhorn: Words worth pondering

Words worth pondering from Martha Gellhorn: “People often say, with pride, ‘I’m not interested in politics.’ They might say well say, ‘I’m not interested in my standard of living, my health, my job, my rights, my freedom, my future or … Continue reading

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Check it out!

My friend Annie Spillane posted this link to the video “The One Thing You Can Do that Corporations Can’t”  on my Facebook page.  Please check it out & let me know your reaction! http://www.upworthy.com/the-one-thing-you-can-do-that-corporations-still-cant

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School, speeches, new projects

Spent Labor Day at the Jersey Shore with Sophie and her family.  The ocean was gorgeous–warm clear water, rollicking waves!  Lots of swimming, sunning, feasting, walking, etc.  Got an exuberant report from Sophie after her first day of school.  Linda’s … Continue reading

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