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March 2018

Women – Time To Be Equal

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WOMEN HAVE ALWAYS HAD TO Fight for the Right to Be Equal   In America, The women’s suffrage movement was a decades-long fight to win the right to vote for women in the United States. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy: Disagreements over strategy threatened to cripple the movement more than once. But on August 26, 1920, the…

Busy Nest

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My empty nest is now alive and robust. Toys, tunnels, bones, balls and random objects are scattered all about. The sign of curiosity is abundant with broken objects, fallen books and sudden alarming bangs. We adopted an 8-week old kitten. Ellie is an Uber vixen. ‘Ellie, No!’ She is uninterested in my instructions. I remove her from my desk continually while I’m working by picking her up, by squirting her….

Losing Marbles 101

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Losing marbles 101: Yesterday I was working at my desk. I need non-prescription readers to do paperwork. I’m working for 20 minutes when I realize my eyeglasses are uncomfortable. I take off my reading glasses. Oh geez. I’d been working for 20 minutes with my glasses ACTUALLY UPSIDE DOWN on my face. I mean, really – who does that. Meanwhile, I’ll be focusing on keeping my marbles.

Birds!

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I grew up near birds for almost my entire life, beginning at age 5 when I lived in Long Beach Long Island, NY. On the beach in Long Beach there were so, so, so many seagulls. I enjoyed watching their behavior sitting alone on the sand in early Fall. Such bullies. Survival I suppose. If you sit and watch them for a while, you will see how clever they are….

Tossing Cans

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The Bathroom Behind the Food Inventory When I was in high school and still working for the Diocese of Rockville Center, on Long Island, New York. The Diocese (the Catholic Church) had it’s main office in Rockville Center. I started working there when I was in my group home; the group home administration asked me if I would be interested in a special assignment. The special assignment turned out was…

The Beach & The Birds

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  I grew up near birds for almost my entire life, beginning at age 5 when I lived in Long Beach Long Island, NY. On the beach in Long Beach there were so, so, so many seagulls. I enjoyed watching their behavior sitting alone on the sand in early Fall. Such bullies. Survival I suppose. If you sit and watch them for a while, you will see how clever they…