Category Archives: Youth

Friendly And Caring

My old guru once taught that without a sense of friendliness and caring there is no sense of community. This is true from interpersonal relationships to international relationships and every relationship in between. I like to pause my life to … Continue reading

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It’s Spirit Day

Many people do not know that the third Thursday of October is Spirit Day. Many people who do know about Spirit Day, don’t understand the reason we have it. Spirit Day began in Canada in response to bullying-related suicides of … Continue reading

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It’s Ally Week

One of my college student friends reminded me yesterday that this week is GLSEN’s Ally Week. Gloria said this is a very special week for her because she remains an active member of the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network group … Continue reading

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Me As Writer And Editor

Writers and editors can have love-hate relationships with each other. This is most true in the beginning stages of a writer’s career. The relationship happens whether the manuscript is literary or media related. I have not written a book yet, … Continue reading

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In Praise Of Pizza

The video featured the world’s largest most deliverable pizza. ┬áThe infomercial “documentary” touted a gigantic pizza pie that is 54 inches square. In order to completely bake it, they have to rotate it in the oven halfway through the baking … Continue reading

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Classical Music Month

The past several weeks, a couple of Dutch organists have captured my ear. The YouTube algorithm, “knows” that I frequently watch classical music videos. Nearly every variety of the genre shows up in my feed. Notably absent were pieces played … Continue reading

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Drive Your Studebaker Day

My events reminder says that today happens to be International Drive Your Studebaker Day. Normally, I ignore reminders like this because they’re irrelevant to most people. In fact, I was about to ignore the commemoration because I don’t have, nor … Continue reading

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