Monthly Archives: May 2012

All work has value

A large percentage of our lives is spent in some form of work. At times the daily routine of what we do can seem rather mundane and for some actually boring. One of the ways to enhance that time that … Continue reading

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Dont stand for it anymore

Once upon a time there were real political differences in my lifetime ,but there was a high degree of respect and concern for the common good.It seems to me we have lost our way, and have let political certainty keep … Continue reading

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Gone but not Forgotten

Yesterday a friend who recently lost her mother after a long illness told me that it has been extremely difficult to adjust to the loss. She finds herself distracted, and there are moments when this loss overwhelms her. I listened … Continue reading

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No class warfare here

In a time when there is a battle over class warfare I saw the answer at my brother’s birthday party in Boston. Mark has been enormously successful in so many businesses and real estate ventures. He for a period of … Continue reading

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Teachers

In the play ” A Man for all Seasons” Richard Rich seeks a position of power and influence. He is a teacher and is dissatisfied with the pay and the lack of prestige.Thomas More counsels him to stay as a … Continue reading

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An Arab and a Jew

I have two friends who live in seperate philosophical and political worlds that have built a bridge to each other.One is a Jew and the other an Arab. Both are mothers .wives and respected members of their communities.They have loving … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

I was blessed to have a mother who was the least biased human being I have ever met. She accepted everyone¬† and had a wide birth for all who crossed her path. Her convictions and morals were rock solid, and … Continue reading

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Another step forward

I think that the president’s announcement about gay marriage is a step forward to fulfilling the mission of America. This nation theoretically is built on the foundation that all people are created equal under the law. This is who we … Continue reading

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Community Colleges

I spoke to a friend who is a C.E.O. and he informs me that there are millions of jobs open but few American candidates to fill them because of skill deficiencies. A staunch Republican, he is of the opinion that … Continue reading

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Fix the Infrastructure now

It is time for we the people to carve the way out of this malaise and recession. The path to create the healthy growth we need is in the dedication¬†of addressing our crumbling infrastructure. There are thousands of bridges,highways and … Continue reading

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