The Core of it All

Source: So what's in your core? Is it faith? Activism about the environment? Or are you the crunchy-granola type who's passionate about healthy diets? Whoever you are, you no doubt have core convictions on how to live your life. On that score, I say good on you. We're nothing without some strongly-held beliefs. But …

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This Cannot Be Our New Normal

Three mass shootings in the U.S. over the last week; thirty five people are dead, all from a semi-automatic weapon. I won't bother you with any long diatribe. I already have Here. Too. Many. Times. Already. Earlier today I contacted the offices of my state's two U.S. senators and congressional representative. I could only get …

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Hiatus Interruptus: “Go Back Where You Came From!”

Source: We are not the least bit amused. Even with having to sleep with one eye open on my hammock (those pesky alligators, you know), it's impossible to tune out all of the commotion during this fine, albeit sweltering July. The awful headlines easily found a way to invade my solitude. In my defense, …

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