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Sandy Refugee

This morning while in Horsham, PA, I was dipping a tea bag in a Styrofoam cup of semi-hot water.  I had slept in a bed that was not my own, taken a shower at the hospital the night before, then eaten a turkey sandwich from a 24 hour convenience store for dinner.  I had received

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Hum Do, Hamre Do (We Two, Ours Two)

I just returned from a two week trip to India.  Unfortunately the weather was not at all in our favor—it rained almost every day, except for maybe four days.  But when it rains in India, the locals don’t cower inside or cancel their plans for the day as we do here in the US.  They

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Final Farewell

My mother's Day card from my son Samuel

Yesterday, moms in America were honored by the celebration of Mother’s Day, a holiday established by Anna Jarvis in 1912. What I love about this holiday is that it celebrates the significance of mothers and their contribution to a strong family unit. Women all over the country were celebrated and honored by their families. On

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