Monthly Archives: March 2014

Let’s play two!

I have always been enthralled with the magic of baseball.  I grew up watching The Cubs with my grandma and mom on WGN.  My grandma watched every game or had it on the radio.  I grew up with the Cubs … Continue reading

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The circular joy of kindness and forgiveness

When my son was in his senior year he wrote his senior thesis on his belief (at the time) that there really is no such thing as altruism because if helping someone gives the helper pleasure – all kind acts are inherently selfish.  … Continue reading

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superbox

Some of the things I remember most about my childhood involved this beast of a car and that contraption on top.  We drove that car all over the east coast camping everywhere we went.  There weren’t road or weather conditions … Continue reading

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Beautiful Places

I love finding little pockets of nature in an urban landscape. I spent a few days in Miami earlier this week and while I was at the ocean on the beach, it was definitely an urban landscape.  The area was cluttered with … Continue reading

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what they carry

They come in our doors carrying their backpacks, their supplies, hopefully their work. carrying their smiles silliness and laughter carrying their fears worries and shadows carrying their anger and pain carrying their hidden scars the scars they hide in their … Continue reading

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Soap box

I have been known to be very vocal on something’s in this world with which I take issue. Such as Walmart. Recently I have noticed a trend. Parents with their children who are completely disengaged. They sit there with their … Continue reading

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Beaches I’ve seen

quiet pristine crowded rowdy exclusive cold Pacific warm Atlantic the Northernmost corner to the southeastern tip nestled in front of the magnificent mile, peppily southern superior shore. perfectly blue carribean dark and stormy Loch Ness grey in the midst of … Continue reading

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