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“Mom, I don’t feel good.” Well, well, well…

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I awake this morning to my son calling me from his bed, “Mom, I don’t feel good.” He’d gone to bed too late and, so, the morning’s awakening is difficult. Do I get out of bed and run to touch … Continue reading

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Fateful Choice on a Day of Disaster

Emanita01 says: I have tried to stay away from the call to make posts related to Japan, the multitude of earthquakes that has torn this country asunder, and the aftermath of the Tsunami. But, today a mother sent me information … Continue reading

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OMG: A Versatile Blogger Award for Me!

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This fabulous photo came to me from the coffers of a Pirate named RoughWaterJohn, as did the Versatile Blogger award (VBA) he recently bestowed upon me and my blog. Both left me speechless. Readers may think that the photo has … Continue reading

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Anti-Palestinian Climate in Israel: War Against Racism Rages On

Extract from: Anti-racism rally held in al-Quds Palestinian and Israeli activists …/… [demonstrated] to protest against the murder of a Palestinian man by Israeli settlers and the ban on selling or renting to Arabs…/… AFP reported hundreds of people gathered in … Continue reading

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Pushing The Elephant

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The award-winning documentary Pushing The Elephant narrates the extraordinary journey of Rose Mapendo and her family from the Democratic Republic of Congo. It’s a story of courage, endurance, forgiveness and activism. Interview extract: Q&A: Rose Mapendo draws on her traumatic … Continue reading

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A Connection Worth Keepin’: It’s Women & Wisdom Sharing Time!

I FB’d with a teen-aged niece who I’ve only come into contact with recently. Actually, SHE’d sought me out and then, for a couple of weeks, no new posts. I decided to do some Spring cleaning in my FB contacts … Continue reading

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Note from emanita01: Attention folks, I did NOT write this, but it is good thought fodder!   I’m becoming increasingly concerned [about] the term “strong woman” and how it is being increasingly used by women who have been hurt and … Continue reading

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What’s Indecent? Female Parliamentarians’ Cleavage!

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Hon. David Tetteh Asuming, Member of Parliament (MP) for Shai Osudoku on Friday February 18, had cause to complain on the floor of the House about indecent dressing, especially [by] some women Parliamentarians. Hon Asuming said he had to draw … Continue reading

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Speak, But Not Merely for the Sake of Speaking.

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Booker T. Washington Born in 1856 – Died in 1915 “I believe that one always does himself and his audience an injustice when he speaks merely for the sake of speaking. I do not believe that one should speak unless, … Continue reading

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Wise Words From the “Old Ones” of New Mexico

Edited extract from Wise Words from the “Old Ones” of New Mexico. Señor and Señora Gallegos are owners of a small rural market known simply as “The Store.” Below, Señor Gallegos shares thoughts about his life and his experience running their market. … Continue reading

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