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Are You Listening?

The ‘American Idol’ reality TV show walked would-be vocalist through auditions and weekly competitions for the TV audience to vote for the next “American Idol.”  One of the most entertaining aspects of the show was not the back stories of … Continue reading

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The Subtle Power of Thanks

I saw it as I was sipping my ‘cup of joy’ (peppermint hot chocolate) at a local Starbucks. Yes, it was that time of year when the red cups come out. Though this year, 2016, Starbucks is releasing a green … Continue reading

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Revived Through the Risk of New Ventures

Back in my college days, I needed a few units to satisfy the requirements for my degree. They were elective units, meaning it could be any class. I just needed two units. As I scoured the list of offered classes … Continue reading

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Good Neighbors are…Good!

It is a known fact and in my short, but not scientific, survey of asking around, people want good neighbors. Nobody wants to live next to a noisy, nosey, inconsiderate, mean, spiteful, angry, messy neighbor. Oh, but they are out … Continue reading

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Neighboring Takes Effort

I was amazed as I watched this crazy sport of building human towers. Oh, it’s big competition in the Catalonia area of Spain, as both kids, teenagers, men, and women link together, standing on each other’s shoulders and backs, climbing … Continue reading

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Good Neighbors Participate

A long time ago I was up visiting my dad who lived in Seattle, Washington and noticed something amazing about his neighbors. First off, they knew each other’s names and stories. These neighbors knew each other’s history, habits, and hurts. … Continue reading

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Love, One Neighbor at a Time

I have a number of people in history I admire, one is Mother Teresa or now Saint Teresa. She was an incredible woman, recognized the world over for her charitable works and her care for the poorest of the poor. … Continue reading

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