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Enjoying The Holidays And Keeping Resolutions

It’s resolution time again. New Year’s day is a time of reflection, and a time to evaluate ourselves, and our personal and professional progress over the past year. Everyone has things that they know they must change, and to facilitate this New Year’s has become the traditional day to practice a little radical self-applied pop… Read more »

White Ribbons and Lipstick

“Oh no! They’ll think I look silly without lipstick.” It was my daughter raising the concern, as we pulled into the parking spot outside the restaurant. I pointed out that I was not concerned that I had no lipstick or other makeup on. I pointed out that she never wears makeup, yet all her friends… Read more »

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

In my early teens, I never read anything that wasn’t required of me by one of the teachers in my school. I didn’t hate reading, but I wasn’t attracted to it either. One of my friends was always raving about a series of books by an author named J. R. R. Tolkien and he ultimately… Read more »