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Can We Ever Feel Too Valuable?

We all have an innate need to be valued in life — to feel we are valuable as individuals and as members of our community and to feel that our contributions are worthy and appreciated. But can we ever feel … Read more...

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Tis The Season…

Tis the season — to share love and laughter among friends, family and furcritters…… Read more...

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Words To Live By: “Nature Brings Solace In All Troubles”

Within her diary, first published as THE SECRET ANNEX and later published as THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRL, Anne Frank expresses her belief in the healing power of nature — “amidst the simple beauty of nature…will always be comfort … Read more...

The Good Place
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Series Review: THE GOOD PLACE

Every now and then a tv show surprises me in an unexpectedly good way.  A recent Netflix binge brought me, happily, to THE GOOD PLACE!

While our lives often seem like a twisted series of moral dilemmas (and then we … Read more...

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As soon as I saw the preview for HIDDEN FIGURES I was hooked.   As a women, as a history lover, as a child of the sixties who grew up watching the race to the moon, the civil rights movement, and … Read more...

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“spellbinding tale… deep characterization… beautiful language”

THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANSI absolutely adored THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS, M.L. Stedman’s spellbinding tale about the love of a child and the grave consequences, perhaps, of loving too much.

Set on coastal Australia (the majority upon a … Read more...

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Movie:  (DIS) HONESTY — The Truth About Lies

We all love a good story about the rise and fall of an unworthy person.  It is the stuff of history, fiction and our daily news.  Of course, the bigger the rise, the better the fall.  Right?

But what if …

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From beginning to end, Unbranded is a wild ride.  It is exactly what you would expect when you take a 3,000 mile journey from Mexico to Canada across the rugged public lands of the American west with four not-yet-ready-to-settle-down men … Read more...

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Pondering Possibilities: Embracing Ridiculous

If “possibilities are endless,” where and how will we find them?  And when should we stop looking?

I wonder, because lately it feels as if too many of us stop looking for possibilities.  We’ve settled for what is and handed … Read more...