Monthly Archives: June 2011

Save me from waiting!

Do you ever find yourself remembering words of wisdom from one of your parents, often repeated during your growing up years? I know I do, and often. Not that all their words were wise, but many were. My mother often … Continue reading

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Others’ Expectations

“Whenever I need to leave it all behind Or feel the need to get away I find a quiet place, far from the human race Out in the country.” Any boomers out there? These opening lyrics from “Out in the … Continue reading

Posted in Reflections on Life | 11 Comments


The Obama administration held talks today to jump-start stalled Middle East peace discussions, its first high-level meetings with Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in months. With progress seemingly stalled yet again , my mind went back to my time in Israel … Continue reading

Posted in Global Justice Issues | 2 Comments