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Bully Pulpit

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Photography in the Singular

It was only a few years ago I finally bought a decent camera and started to pursue my interest in photography. Still a novice, I’ve got a flickr page and find that I can lose myself for hours looking at other photographers’ … Continue reading

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Water, No Ice

A cab driver named Kojo gave me some advice on the trip from Bethesda to the airport. He said the answer to most of life’s problems lies in water. Only his pronunciation was cooler: “wotah” If ever you feel yourself … Continue reading

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The Limits of Memory

My brother and I agree that the last two years of my father’s life were among his best. At least, those are the two years we most enjoyed with him. My father was 80 when he had a stroke.  Up … Continue reading

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Kick the Bucket List

Okay, I know this is counter to the grab-all-you-can, live out- loud ethos so popular right now. It just seems that the ‘bucket list’ approach to life is as much about consumerism as  as it is about life fulfillment.  Instead of competing over what things … Continue reading

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Books, Religion and Politics: Discuss

In the book group only four years, I’m a newcomer.  There are ten of us in total, though we’re never all there at the same time.  All accomplished professionals, some are in their second or third careers, and two have recently … Continue reading

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O, Suburbia!

                                                             When it came time for us to buy rather than rent,  it was clear that my ex-husband and I  couldn’t afford city prices.  With our small down payment and nonprofit incomes, we had a lot more options in the ‘burbs.  Having … Continue reading

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