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On Words: “Behoove,” language, imagination, a discourse on rebellion

I just used the word “behoove” in a conversation. And no I wasn’t transported back to Victorian England. But it was an apropos use, for that apropos moment. What I realized, as soon as I stepped away from the discourse, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Fearless and Free by Wendy Sachs

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In today’s day and age, the idea that you are able to stay in one job for the entire period of your career has been shaken to it’s core. That just doesn’t happen anymore. It is expected that by the … Continue reading

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On Words: Happiness- Joy

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The facts: 2016 was actually a good year, and 2017 will be even better. As we enter a new year, there is so much negativity surrounding 2016, that people are simply waiting for the year to die. It’s as if … Continue reading

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On Writing: “Post-truth” and the Unbearable Lightness of Being Ridiculous*

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The dictionary defines “post-truth” as “relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief.”  In this case, the “post-” prefix doesn’t mean “after” so much as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Max’s Diamonds, by Jay Greenfield

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Max’s Diamonds, by Jay Greenfield, is actually two books in one. The overarching story is the mystery of some diamonds. Diamonds that were smuggled out of the ovens of the Holocaust to find a new home in America. Where did … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Well Life by Briana and Dr. Peter Borten

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Learning to better your own life, is a goal that we all want to reach. In The Well Life, Briana and Dr. Peter Borten, create an easy to follow, systemic, holistic way to understand who you are, where you are … Continue reading

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On Writing: Dystopia, Vampires and Zombies…or why can’t this younger generation be happy?

I wonder if the fact that for the children of the first world there are truly less and less boogeymen to fear, that they need to create terror and trauma in order to move forward with their lives. This younger … Continue reading

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